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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Panulirus regius De Brito Capello, 1864

Scientific synonyms and common names

Panulirus regius De Brito Capello, 1864

Synonyms:
Panulirus regius De Brito Capello, 1864, Memorias Academia real sciencias Lisboa (classe sciencias matematicas, physicas e naturaes), (2)3: 5, fig. 1.
Phyllosoma commune Leach, 1817
Palinurus rissonii Desmarest, 1825
Palinurus (Senex) longipes Pfeffer, 1881 (non A. Milne Edwards, 1868)
Palinustus phoberus De Rochebrune, 1883
Puer atlanticus Bouvier, 1905

FAO Names:
Royal spiny lobster [English]
Langouste royale [French]
Langosta real [Spanish]


Local Names:
ANGOLA: Lagosta verde
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS: Lagosta verde
GAMBIA: Soum
GHANA: Blue crawfish
MOROCCO: Azeffane, Bakhouche, Langusta (also used for Palinurus species)
SENEGAL: Soum, Soumpé

Royal spiny lobster (Panulirus regius)