Panulirus cygnus

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Panulirus cygnus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Achelata

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Achelata

Familia: Palinuridae
Genus: Panulirus
Species: Panulirus cygnus

Name[edit]

Panulirus cygnus George, 1962

Type locality: "Radar Reef, Rottnest Island, Western Australia (32°00'S 115°30'E), in reef pool at depth of 1 metre".

Holotype: male in WAM, no. 90-62.

References[edit]

  • George, R.W. & L.B. Holthuis 1965: A revision of the Indo-West Pacific spiny lobsters of the Panulirus japonicus group. Zoölogische Verhandelingen, Leiden, 72: 1-36, text fig.1, pls 1-5
  • George, R.W. 1962: Description of Palinurus cygnus sp. nov., the Commercial Crayfish (or Spiny Lobster) of Western Australia. Journal Royal Society Western Australia, 45(4): 100-110, figs 1-4, pls 1, 2.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Australian spiny lobster