Taxon profile


Palinurus Weber, 1795

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Malacostraca »  order Decapoda - crayfish »  family Palinuridae

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Palinurus barbarae Groeneveld, Griffiths & van Dalsen, 2006
species Palinurus charlestoni Forest & Postel, 1964 - Cape Verde Spiny Lobster
species Palinurus delagoae Barnard, 1926 - Natal Spiny Lobster
species Palinurus elephas (Fabricius, 1787) - Common Spiny Lobster

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species Palinurus gilchristi Stebbing, 1900 - Southern Spiny Lobster

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species Palinurus longimanus Milne Edwards, 1837 - West Indian Furrow Lobster
species Palinurus mauritanicus Gruvel, 1911 - Pink Spiny Lobster
species Palinurus rissonii De Brito Capello, 1864

Links and literature

EN Karasawa H., Schweitzer C. E., Feldmann R. M. (2012): Phylogeny and systematics of extant and extinct lobsters, Journal of Crustacean Biology 33:78-123 [as Palinurus Weber, 1795]

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