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Arctides (Slipper lobster)

Wikipedia Abstract

Arctides is a genus of slipper lobsters, containing three species. The largest of these, A. antipodarum, has a carapace up to 100 millimetres (3.9 in) long, and is found off south-eastern Australia and parts of New Zealand. The other two species are smaller, at up to 70 millimetres (2.8 in) carapace length; A. guineensis is found in an area similar to the Bermuda Triangle; A. regalis is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific, from the Mascarene Islands to Hawaii and Easter Island.
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Arctides antipodarum (rough spanish lobster)
Arctides guineensis (small Spanish lobster)
Arctides regalis (royal Spanish lobster)

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0