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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798)

Palinurus ornatus Fabricius, 1798, Supplementum Entomologiae systematicae: 400.
Palinurus sulcatus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
Panulirus sulcatus White, 1847
Palinurus (Senex) sulcatus Pfeffer, 1881
Senex ornatus Lanchester, 1900

FAO Names:
Ornate spiny lobster [English]
Langouste ornée [French]
Langosta ornamentada [Spanish]

Local Names:
AUSTRALIA: Coral crayfish, Ornate rock lobster, Painted cray, Tropical rock lobster
FIJI: Coral crayfish, Ornate rock lobster, Painted crayfish,Tropical rock lobster, Uraubola, Urautamata
JAPAN: Nishiki-ebi
MOZAMBIQUE: Lagosta ornamentada
NEW CALEDONIA: Grosse langouste porcelaine
PAKISTAN: Kikat (Sindhi), Kikka (Baluchi)
SOUTH AFRICA: Ornate crayfish, Ornate spiny lobster
THAILAND: Kung mangkon

Ornate spiny lobster (Panulirus ornatus)