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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Scyllarus arctus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Scyllarus arctus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cancer arctus Linnaeus, 1758, Systema Naturae, (ed.10) 1: 633. Name placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology, in Opinion 519 (published in 1958).
Astacus arctus Pennant, 1777
Cancer (Astacus) ursus minor Herbst, 1793
Scyllarus tridentatus Leach, 1814
Scyllarus cicada Risso, 1816
Chrysoma mediterraneum Risso, 1827
Phyllosoma sarniense Lukis, 1835
Phyllosoma parthenopaeum Costa, 1840
Arctus arctus De Haan, 1849
Phyllosoma mediterraneum Hope, 1851
Arctus ursus Dana, 1852
Nisto laevis Sarato, 1885
Nisto asper Sarato, 1885
Arctus crenulatus Bouvier, 1905
Scyllarus (Arctus) crenulatus Bouvier, 1915
Scyllarus arctus lutea Risso MS in Holthuis, 1977
Yalomus depressus Rafinesque MS in Holthuis, 1985

FAO Names:
Small European locust lobster [English]
Petite cigale [French]
Santiaguiño [Spanish]

Local Names:
FRANCE: Petite cigale, Cigale de mer, Petit Scyllare, Chambre (Provence)
GERMANY: Kleiner Bärenkrebs, Grillenkrebs
GREECE: Astakoudáki
ISRAEL: Kapavit dubit
ITALY: Cicala di mare, Magnosella
PORTUGAL: Lagosta da pedra, Lameiro
SPAIN: Santiaguiño, Toribio, Cigala; Bujías, Llagosta Iluisa, Xuius (Cataluña); Cigarra (Andalucia)
TUNISIA: Chkal, Ziz il bahr, Cigale blanche, Petite cigale de mer
UK: Broad lobster

Small European locust lobster (Scyllarus arctus)