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Nephropsis rosea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Nephropidae
Genus: Nephropsis
Wood-Mason, 1872
Type species
Nephropsis stewarti
Wood-Mason, 1872

Nephropsis is a genus of lobsters containing 15 extant species:[1]

One further fossil species has also been described.[2]


  1. ^ Tin-Yam Chan & Michael Türkey (2012). "Nephropsis Wood-Mason, 1872". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ Sammy De Grave; N. Dean Pentcheff; Shane T. Ahyong; et al. (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109.