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Panulirus interruptus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Achelata
Family: Palinuridae
Genus: Panulirus
White, 1847
Type species
Panulirus japonicus
(Von Siebold, 1824) [1]

Panulirus is a genus of spiny lobsters in the family Palinuridae, including those species which have long flagella on their first antennae.[1]


It contains the following species:[2]


  1. ^ a b Lipke B. Holthuis (1991). "Panulirus". FAO Species Catalogue, Volume 13. Marine Lobsters of the World. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125. Food and Agriculture Organization. ISBN 92-5-103027-8. 
  2. ^ Tin-Yam Chan & Michael Türkay (2010). "Panulirus White, 1847". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Panulirus at Wikimedia Commons