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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus latisulcatus (Kishinouye, 1896) 
AphiaID: 377468

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEucarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrobranchiata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus Rafinesque, 1814
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896
Sources  basis of record Pérez Farfante, I. & B. Kensley, 1997. Penaeoid and sergestoid shrimps and prawns of the world. Keys and diagnoses for the families and genera.— Mémoires du Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle 175: 1-233. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwestern king prawn [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (14 nucleotides; 5 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:377468
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-12-10 09:34:26Z  created  Pan, Marianne
2010-09-09 15:21:07Z  checked  De Grave, Sammy
  
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  Citation: De Grave, S. (2013). Melicertus latisulcatus (Kishinouye, 1896). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=377468 on 2014-04-16
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