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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Panulirus longipes (A. Milne Edwards, 1868)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Panulirus longipes (A. Milne Edwards, 1868)

Palinurus longipes A. Milne Edwards, 1868, Nouvelles Archives Muséum Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 4: 87, pl. 21.
Palinurus femoristriga Von Martens, 1872
Palinurus longitarsus Lenz and Richters, 1881 (erroneous spelling of P. longipes)
Senex femoristriga Ortmann, 1891
Panulirus bispinosus Borradaile, 1899
Panulirus japonicus longipes De Man, 1916

FAO Names:
Longlegged spiny lobster [English]
Langouste diablotin [French]
Langosta duende [Spanish]

Local Names:
AUSTRALIA: Blue spot rock lobster, Coral crayfish, Painted crayfish, Red cray, Tropical rock lobster, Tropical spiny lobster; White whiskered rock lobster
JAPAN: Kanoko ise-ebi
MOZAMBIQUE: Lagosta de coral
NEW CALEDONIA: Langouste rouge
PHILIPPINES: Banagan (also used for other spiny lobster species), Coral crayfish, Marine crayfish, Marine rock lobster, Tropical rock lobster, Tropical spiny lobster
SOUTH AFRICA: Long-legged crayfish
THAILAND: Kung mangkon (also used for other species of spiny lobster)

Longlegged spiny lobster (Panulirus longipes)