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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cancer homarus Linnaeus, 1758, Systema Naturae, (ed.10) 1: 633.
Astacus homarus Fabricius, 1775
Palinurus homarus Fabricius, 1798
Palinurus dasypus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
? Palinurus spinosus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
Palinurus burgeri De Haan, 1841
Palinurus (Senex) buergeri Pfeffer, 1881
Senex dasypus Ortmann, 1891
Panulirus dasypus Henderson, 1893
Panulirus buergeri Ortmann, 1897
Panulirus burgeri megasculpta Pesta, 1915
Panulirus homarus rubellus Berrry, 1974

FAO Names:
Scalloped spiny lobster [English]
Langouste festonnée [French]
Langosta festoneada [Spanish]

Local Names:
INDONESIA: Udang karang
JAPAN: Kebuka ise-ebi, Samehada ise-ebi
MOZAMBIQUE: Lagosta escamosa
PHILIPPINES: Banagan (also used for other species of the genus)
THAILAND: Kung mangkon (also used for other species of the genus)

Scalloped spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus)