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Family: Protosquillidae protosquillid mantis shrimps (See list of species below)

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26 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Chorisquilla brooksii
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Chorisquilla convoluta
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Chorisquilla excavata
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Chorisquilla gyrosa
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Chorisquilla hystrix
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Chorisquilla kroppi
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Chorisquilla mehtae
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Chorisquilla pococki
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Chorisquilla quinquelobata
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Chorisquilla similis
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Chorisquilla spinosissima
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Chorisquilla tuberculata
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Chorisquilla tweediei
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Echinosquilla guerinii
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Haptosquilla corrugata
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Haptosquilla glabra
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Haptosquilla glyptocercus
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Haptosquilla pulchella
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Haptosquilla setifera
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Haptosquilla stoliura
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Haptosquilla tanensis
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Haptosquilla trispinosa
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Haptosquilla tuberosa
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Protosquilla lenzi
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Protosquilla pulchellus
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Siamosquilla laevicaudata
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26 Species of Family Protosquillidae
(protosquillid mantis shrimps)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chorisquilla brooksii Indo-West Pacific. 3.2 TL
Chorisquilla convoluta Western Indian Ocean
Chorisquilla excavata Indo-Pacific.
Chorisquilla gyrosa Indo-Pacific.
Chorisquilla hystrix Indo-West Pacific 2.6 TL
Chorisquilla kroppi Western Central Pacific
Chorisquilla mehtae Western Central Pacific
Chorisquilla pococki Western Central Pacific
Chorisquilla quinquelobata Eastern Indian Ocean 1.9 TL
Chorisquilla similis Eastern Central Pacific
Chorisquilla spinosissima Indo-West Pacific 3.9 TL
Chorisquilla tuberculata Indo-Pacific.
Chorisquilla tweediei Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Echinosquilla guerinii Indo-Pacific. 8.1 TL
Haptosquilla corrugata Indo-West Pacific
Haptosquilla glabra Indo-West Pacific
Haptosquilla glyptocercus Indo-West Pacific. 4.6 TL
Haptosquilla pulchella Western Central Pacific
Haptosquilla setifera Western Central Pacific.
Haptosquilla stoliura Indo-West Pacific.
Haptosquilla tanensis Western Pacific
Haptosquilla trispinosa Western Central Pacific. 4.3 TL
Haptosquilla tuberosa Indo-West Pacific. 3.7 TL
Protosquilla lenzi Western Indian Ocean
Protosquilla pulchellus Western Indian Ocean
Siamosquilla laevicaudata Western Central Pacific 1.8 TL



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