Species under Scyllarus
n= 11
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Scyllarus americanus
(Smith, 1869)
American slipper lobster Western Atlantic Ocean 2.53
Scyllarus arctus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Small European locust lobster Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean 16
Scyllarus batei
Holthuis, 1946
Soft locust lobster Indo-West Pacific 7
Scyllarus caparti
Holthuis, 1952
Eastern Atlantic
Scyllarus chacei
Holthuis, 1960
Chace slipper lobster Western Atlantic
Scyllarus delfini
(Bouvier, 1909)
Southeast Pacific
Scyllarus depressus
(Smith, 1881)
Scaled slipper lobster Western Atlantic
Scyllarus paradoxus
Miers, 1881
Eastern Atlantic
Scyllarus planorbis
Holthuis, 1969
Western Central Atlantic
Scyllarus pygmaeus
(Bate, 1888)
Pygmy locust lobster Eastern Central Atlantic and the Mediterranean 5.5
Scyllarus subarctus
Crosnier, 1970
Eastern Atlantic
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