This species is currently not known from Australian waters. However, in the past it has been confused with Harpiosquilla harpax, H. melanoura and H. stephensoni, all of which are recorded from Australia. Any previous records of H. raphidea from Australia belong to one of the above species.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2016-05-11 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
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