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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Scyllarides latus (Latreille, 1802)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Scyllarides latus (Latreille, 1802)

Scyllarus latus Latreille, 1802, Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, des Crustacés et des Insectes, 6: 182.
Pseudibacus veranyi Guérin-Méneville, 1855

FAO Names:
Mediterranean slipper lobster [English]
Grande cigale [French]
Cigarra [Spanish]

Local Names:
ALGERIA: Grosse cigale, Cigale courte
CAPE VERDE: Carrasco
FRANCE: Cigale, Grand Scyllare, Grande cigale, Grosse cigale, Homard plat, Macietta
GERMANY: Grosser Bärenkrebs
GREECE: Caravida
ITALY: Cicala grande, Magnosa (official names), Cicala di mare
MALTA: Ccala hamra, Ccala seula
MOROCCO: Feritah
PORTUGAL: Lagosta (Madeira), Lagosta de pedra
SPAIN: Cigarra de mar, Cigala gran, Sapa
TUNISIA: Cigale noire, Farzit
YUGOSLAVIA: Kuka, Kukica

Mediterranean slipper lobster (Scyllarides latus)