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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Panulirus versicolor (Latreille, 1804)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Panulirus versicolor (Latreille, 1804)

Synonyms:
Palinurus versicolor Latreille, 1804, Annales Muséum Histoire naturelle, Paris, 3:394.
Palinurus taeniatus Lamarck, 1818
Panulirus taeniatus White, 1847
Palinurus (Panulirus) ornatus decoratus Heller, 1865
Puer spiniger Ortmann, 1894
Panulirus demani Borradaile, 1899
Senex ornatus laevis Lanchester, 1901
Puerulus spiniger Calman, 1909
Panulirus ornatus laevis De Man, 1916

FAO Names:
Painted spiny lobster [English]
Langouste barriolée [French]
Langosta colorete [Spanish]

Local Names:
AUSTRALIA: Painted rock lobster
FIJI: Painted rock lobster, Uraudina
HONG KONG: Huk paak mun lung ha
INDONESIA: Udang barong
JAPAN: Goshiki ebi, Goshiki-ise-ebi
MALAYSIA: Udang karang
MOZAMBIQUE: Lagosta pintada
NEW CALEDONIA: La porcelaine, Porcelain crayfish
PAKISTAN: Kikat (Sindhi), Kikka (Baluchi)
PHILIPPINES: Banag, Banagan, Marine crayfish, Painted crayfish
SOUTH AFRICA: Striped crayfish
THAILAND: Kung mangkon
VIETNAM: Tôm hum

Painted spiny lobster (Panulirus versicolor)