Species under Lithodes
n= 17
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Lithodes aequispinus
Benedict, 1895
golden king crab Northern Pacific 3.9
Lithodes antarcticus
unspecified
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic 14
Lithodes confandens
Macpherson, 1988
Southeast Pacific
Lithodes confundens
Macpherson, 1988
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic
Lithodes couesi
Benedict, 1895
scarlet king crab East Pacific
Lithodes ferox
(Filhol, 1885)
fierce king crab Atlantic Ocean 14
Lithodes longispina
Sakai, 1971
Western Pacific
Lithodes macquariae
Ahyong, 2010
Southwest Pacific
Lithodes maia
unspecified
Northeast Atlantic
Lithodes maja
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Norway king crab Eastern Atlantic and the Arctic
Lithodes megacantha
Macpherson, 1991
Eastern Central Pacific
Lithodes murrayi
Henderson, 1888
Subantarctic stone crab Indo-Pacific, Atlantic and Antarctic 10.65
Lithodes panamensis
Faxon, 1893
Southeast Pacific
Lithodes richeri
Macpherson, 1990
Western Pacific
Lithodes santolla
(Molina, 1782)
Southern king crab Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic 19
Lithodes turkayi
Macpherson, 1988
Southern Oceans
Lithodes turritus
Ortmann, 1892
Western Pacific
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