Paralomis africana

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Paralomis africana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Lithodidae
Genus: Paralomis
Species: P. africana
Binomial name
Paralomis africana
Macpherson, 1982 [1]

Paralomis africana is a species of king crab[2] found off the coast of Namibia.[3]


  1. ^ Enrique Macpherson (1982). "A new species of Paralomis (Decapoda Anomura) from the southeastern Atlantic". Crustaceana. 43 (2): 142–146. doi:10.1163/156854082X00461. 
  2. ^ Charles Fransen. "Paralomis africana Macpherson, 1982". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 16, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Paralomis africana". Ocean Biogeographic Information System. Retrieved February 16, 2009.