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Family: Lysiosquillidae lysiosquillid mantis shrimps (See list of species below)

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23 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Allosquilla lillyae
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Coronis scolopendra
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Lysiosquilla acanthocarpus
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Lysiosquilla aulachorhynchus
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Lysiosquilla colemani
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Lysiosquilla desaussurei
[queen lizard mantis]
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Lysiosquilla grayi
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Lysiosquilla hoevenii
[lizard mantis]
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Lysiosquilla isos
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Lysiosquilla latifrons
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Lysiosquilla manningi
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Lysiosquilla monodi
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Lysiosquilla panamica
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Lysiosquilla scabricauda
[smooth mantis shrimp]


Lysiosquilla sulcirostris
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Lysiosquilla suthersi
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Lysiosquilla tredecimdentata
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Lysiosquillina glabriuscula
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Lysiosquillina lisa
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Lysiosquillina maculata
[common banded mantis shrimp]
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Lysiosquillina sulcata
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Lysiosquilloides mapia
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Lysiosquilloides siamensis
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23 Species of Family Lysiosquillidae
(lysiosquillid mantis shrimps)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Allosquilla lillyae Northeast Atlantic
Coronis scolopendra Southwest Atlantic
Lysiosquilla acanthocarpus Western Indian Ocean
Lysiosquilla aulachorhynchus Eastern Atlantic
Lysiosquilla colemani Western Pacific
Lysiosquilla desaussurei queen lizard mantis Eastern Central Pacific
Lysiosquilla grayi Northwest Atlantic
Lysiosquilla hoevenii lizard mantis Off West Africa, from the 27 BL
Lysiosquilla isos Western Central Pacific
Lysiosquilla latifrons Northwest Pacific
Lysiosquilla manningi Eastern Central Pacific 8.9 TL
Lysiosquilla monodi Eastern Central Atlantic
Lysiosquilla panamica Eastern Central Pacific
Lysiosquilla scabricauda smooth mantis shrimp Western Central Atlantic
Lysiosquilla sulcirostris Indo-West Pacific 32.5 TL
Lysiosquilla suthersi Indo-West Pacific
Lysiosquilla tredecimdentata Indo-West Pacific. 2.76 TL
Lysiosquillina glabriuscula Western Atlantic and West
Lysiosquillina lisa Indo-West Pacific
Lysiosquillina maculata common banded mantis shrimp Indo-Pacific. 38.5 TL
Lysiosquillina sulcata Indo-West Pacific. 15.3 TL
Lysiosquilloides mapia Western Pacific.
Lysiosquilloides siamensis Western Central Pacific 18 TL



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