Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
Amercian Lobster NatureServe resource Trusted
American lobster Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Atlantic lobster IUCN Red List Trusted
blackshell uBio Unknown
blueshells uBio Unknown
buckle shell uBio Unknown
crack backer uBio Unknown
hard shell lobster uBio Unknown
Maine Lobster uBio Unknown
New England Lobster uBio Unknown
new shell uBio Unknown
northern lobster uBio Unknown
old shell lobster uBio Unknown
paper shell uBio Unknown
rubber shell uBio Unknown
shadow uBio Unknown
shedder uBio Unknown
soft shell uBio Unknown
True lobster IUCN Red List Trusted


Name Sources Status
美洲螯龙虾 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted


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Amerikansk hummer uBio Unknown


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Amerikaanse zeekreeft uBio Unknown


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Amerikanhummeri Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


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Homard uBio Unknown
Homard Américain Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel, uBio Trusted
Homarus americanus Unknown Trusted


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Amerikanischer Hummer uBio Unknown
Maine-Hummer Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
Nordhummer Hans-Martin Braun Trusted


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Astice americano uBio Unknown
Homarus americanus Unknown Trusted


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Lavagante americano uBio Unknown


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Bogavante uBio Unknown
Bogavante americano uBio Unknown
Lubrigante uBio Unknown


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