Solenocera comata, copyright IRD/P.

Belongs within: Decapoda.

The Solenoceridae are a group of dendrobrachiate prawns in which the carapace bears a postorbital spine (Huff & Cobb 1979).

    |--Pleoticus robustus (Smith 1885)HC79
    |--Haliporoides sibogae (de Man 1907)MG-H11
    |--Haliporus taprobanensis Alcock & Anderson 1899MG-H11
    |--Mesopenaeus Pérez Farfante 1977HC79
    |    `--M. tropicalis (Bouvier 1905) (see below for synonymy)HC79
    |    |--H. halli Bruce 1966MG-H11
    |    `--H. propinquus (de Man 1907)MG-H11
    |    |--H. affinis (Bouvier 1906)HC79
    |    |--H. lucasii (Bate 1881)MG-H11
    |    `--H. modestus (Smith 1885)HC79
    `--Solenocera Lucas 1849HC79
         |--S. annectens (Wood Mason 1891)MG-H11
         |--S. atlantidis Burkenroad 1939HC79
         |--S. choprai Nataraj 1945MG-H11
         |--S. comata Stebbing 1915MG-H11
         |--S. koebeli de Man 1911MG-H11
         |--S. melantho de Man 1907MG-H11
         |--S. membranacea (Risso 1816)HC79
         |--S. necopina Burkenroad 1939HC79
         |--S. pectinata (Bate 1888)MG-H11
         |--S. pectinulata Kubo 1949MG-H11
         |--S. rathbuni Ramadan 1938MG-H11
         |--S. siphonocera (Phillippi 1840)HC79
         `--S. vioscai Burkenroad 1934HC79

Mesopenaeus tropicalis (Bouvier 1905) [=Parartemesia tropicalis, Haliporus tropicalis, Hymenopenaeus tropicalis; incl. Solenocera weymouthi Lindner & Anderson 1941]HC79

*Type species of generic name indicated


[HC79] Huff, J. A., & S. P. Cobb. 1979. Penaeoid and sergestoid shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Memoirs of the Hourglass Cruises 5 (4): 1–101.

[MG-H11] McEnnulty, F. R., K. L. Gowlett-Holmes, A. Williams, F. Althaus, J. Fromont, G. C. B. Poore, T. D. O’Hara, L. Marsh, P. Kott, S. Slack-Smith, P. Alderslade & M. V. Kitahara. 2011. The deepwater megabenthic invertebrates on the western continental margin of Australia (100–1100 m depths): composition, distribution and novelty. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 80: 1–191.

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