Home|Search|Identify|Taxonomic tree|Quiz|About this site|Feedback
Developed by ETI BioInformatics
Characteristics, distribution and ecology
Taxonomische classification
Synonyms and common names
Literature references
Images, audio and video
Links to other Web sites

Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798)

Synonyms:
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)
PHILIPPINES: Banagan
SOUTH AFRICA: Ornate crayfish, Ornate spiny lobster
THAILAND: Kung mangkon

Ornate spiny lobster (Panulirus ornatus)