Philarius lifuensis (Borradaile, 1898)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Periclimenes lifuensis Borradaile, 1898 (original combination)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1898 or before
Rediscovered in 1982 or before



Great Barrier Reef, Australia & Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Borradaile, L. A. (1898). A revision of the Pontoniidae. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 2: 376-391.

Other references:

Bruce, A. J. (1982). Notes on some Indo-Pacific Pontoniinae. XL. The rediscovery of Periclimenes lifuensis Borradaile, 1898 (Decapoda, Pontoniinae) and the establishment of its systematic position. Crustaceana 42(2): 158-173. [Abstract]

De Grave, S. and Fransen, C. H. J. M. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 85(9): 195-589.

WoRMS. (2021). Philarius lifuensis (Borradaile, 1898). Accessed at: on 2021-11-01


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