Protoform: TAPA-TAPA.1 [CP] Slipper lobster (Parribacus sp.) (Scyllaridae)

Description: Slipper lobster (Parribacus sp.) (Scyllaridae)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*2 PFJ *jabajaba "Moreton Bay Bug".
*2 PCP *jabajaba "Paribacus sp. (Scyllaridae), slipper lobster" (LPO IV:167).
*4 Cf. POC *[pa]paba "Parribacus sp. (Scyllaridae), slipper lobster" (LPO IV:167).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Patapata A small shellfish, probably a type of snail (Fbg)
East Futuna Tapatapa Moreton Bay Bug (Bgs)
East Uvea Tapatapa Nom d'un crustacée (Rch)
Emae Tapatapa Crustacean sp. (Cpl)
Fijian Capacapa Edible sea-creature like small lobster (Vanua Levu) (Gty)
Ifira-Mele Tapatapa A crustacean (Parribacus caledonicus) (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Tapatapa Sand Lobster (Parribacus antarcticus) (Ebt)
Luangiua Kapakapa Seashore crab sp. (Tbs)
Niue Tapatapa Slipper lobster (Scyllarides squammosus) (Sph)
Nukuoro Dabadaba Slipper lobster (Crl)
Penrhyn Papa Kind of crustacean, of which the body is very flat and the legs are short Problematic (Sta)
Rennellese Tapatapa Crayfish or Spiny Lobster (Panulirus penicillatus) (Ebt)
Samoan Papata Kind of crayfish (Parribacus sp.) Phonologically Irregular (Prt)
Sikaiana Tapatapa Kind of sea-crab (Dnr)
Tikopia Tapatapa A large edible prawn from the reef (Fth)
Tikopia Patapata Spanish Lobster (Slipper Lobster) (Scyllarides sp.) Phonologically Irregular (Fth)
Tongan Tapatapa A kind of crayfish (Cwd)
Tuvalu Tapatapa Kind of sea crab (Rby)
Waya Cabacaba Parribacus sp., similar to Moreton Bay Bug (Ply)
West Futuna Tapatapa Kind of sea-crab (Dty)
West Uvea Patapata Crustacée: popinée (Scyllaridé) Phonologically Irregular (Hmn)

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