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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Linuparus somniosus Berry & George, 1972

Scientific synonyms and common names

Linuparus somniosus Berry and George, 1972

Linuparus somniosus Berry and George, 1972, Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden, 46: 18, text-fig. 1, pls 1,2.

In older literature the species was sometimes incorrectly identified as L. trigonus.

FAO Names:
African spear lobster [English]
Fr -Langouste javelot d'Afrique
Langosta jabalina africana [Spanish]

Local Names:
MOZAMBIQUE: Lagosta lanceira

African spear lobster (Linuparus somniosus)