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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Puerulus carinatus Borradaile, 1910

Scientific synonyms and common names

Puerulus carinatus Borradaile, 1910

Puerulus carinatus Borradaile, 1910, Transactions Linnean Society London, (Zool.), (2)13: 261.

The species was synonymized with P. angulatus by Holthuis (1966: 267) but incorrectly so, as shown by Berry (1969).

FAO Names:
Red whip lobster [English]

Local Names:
MOZAMBIQUE: Lagosta carinada

Red whip lobster (Puerulus carinatus)