Euastacus bispinosus Clark, 1941

Pricklyback

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Euastacus bispinosus are usually deep green, greenish-blue or greenish-brown in colour with paler spines on the claws and abdomen. Their total body length (including the abdomen) is about 265mm; the carapace may be up to 135mm long. Males and females are similar. When startled the claws are raised and outstretched above the head.... source: Australian Biological Resources Study - Species Bank

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Record a Sighting

Location

Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map

Resources

Literature

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia (http://www.ala.org.au) and Birdlife Australia (http://birdlife.org.au/).