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Walls, J.G. (1980). Conchs, tibias and harps. A survey of the molluscan families Strombidae and Harpidae. T.F.H. Publications Ltd, Hong Kong.
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Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798 (basis of record)
Harpa articularis Lamarck, 1822 (basis of record)
Harpa conoidalis Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Harpa major Röding, 1798 (source of synonymy)
Harpa costata (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 (basis of record)
Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Harpa major Röding, 1798 (source of synonymy)
Harpa nablium Mörch, 1852 accepted as Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 (source of synonymy)
Harpa ventricosa Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Harpa cabriti P. Fischer, 1860 (source of synonymy)
Harpidae Bronn, 1849 (additional source)
Lambis bryonia Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) (source of synonymy)
Lambis chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Harpago chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Lambis crocata (Link, 1807) (additional source)
Lambis digitata (Perry, 1811) accepted as Ophioglossolambis digitata (Perry, 1811) (additional source)
Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Lambis millepeda (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Lambis rugosa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1842) accepted as Harpago chiragra rugosus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) (additional source)
Lambis violacea (Swainson, 1821) accepted as Ophioglossolambis violacea (Swainson, 1821) (basis of record)
Pterocera aurantia Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Lambis crocata (Link, 1807) (source of synonymy)
Pterocera bryonia (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) (source of synonymy)
Pterocera chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Lambis chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Harpago chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Pterocera lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Pterocera millipeda (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Lambis millepeda (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Pterocera rugosa G. B. Sowerby II, 1842 accepted as Harpago chiragra rugosus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Pterocera scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Lambis scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Strombus aurisdianae Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Euprotomus aurisdianae (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Strombus bulla (Röding, 1798) accepted as Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798) (basis of record)
Strombus canarium Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Laevistrombus canarium (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Strombus cylindricus Swainson, 1821 accepted as Conomurex decorus (Röding, 1798) (source of synonymy)
Strombus decorus (Röding, 1798) accepted as Conomurex decorus (Röding, 1798) (additional source)
Strombus dentatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tridentarius dentatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Strombus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Canarium erythrinum (Dillwyn, 1817) (basis of record)
Strombus fasciatus Born, 1778 accepted as Conomurex fasciatus (Born, 1778) (basis of record)
Strombus floridus Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Canarium mutabile (Swainson, 1821) (source of synonymy)
Strombus fusiformis Sowerby II, 1842 accepted as Canarium fusiforme (G. B. Sowerby II, 1842) (basis of record)
Strombus gibberulus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Gibberulus gibberulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Strombus haemastoma G. B. Sowerby II, 1842 accepted as Canarium scalariforme (Duclos, 1833) (basis of record)
Strombus labiatus (Röding, 1798) accepted as Canarium labiatum (Röding, 1798) (additional source)
Strombus lentiginosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lentigo lentiginosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Strombus listeri Gray, 1852 accepted as Mirabilistrombus listeri (Gray, 1852) (basis of record)
Strombus luhuanus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Conomurex luhuanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Strombus mauritianus Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Conomurex decorus (Röding, 1798) (source of synonymy)
Strombus mutabilis Swainson, 1821 accepted as Canarium mutabile (Swainson, 1821) (basis of record)
Strombus oldi Emerson, 1965 accepted as Tricornis oldi (Emerson, 1965) (basis of record)
Strombus olydius Duclos, 1844 accepted as Canarium olydium (Duclos, 1844) (additional source)
Strombus pipus Röding, 1798 accepted as Lentigo pipus (Röding, 1798) (basis of record)
Strombus plicatus (Röding, 1798) accepted as Dolomena plicata (Röding, 1798) (basis of record)
Strombus samar Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Tridentarius dentatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Strombus terebellatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1842 accepted as Terestrombus terebellatus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1842) (basis of record)
Strombus tricornis [Lightfoot], 1786 accepted as Tricornis tricornis ([Lightfoot], 1786) (basis of record)
Strombus urceus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Canarium urceus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Strombus wilsoni Abbott, 1967 accepted as Canarium wilsonorum (Abbott, 1967) (basis of record)
Terebellum Bruguière, 1798 (additional source)
Terebellum terebellum (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Tibia Röding, 1798 (additional source)
Tibia delicatula (Nevill, 1881) accepted as Rostellariella delicatula (G. Nevill, 1881) (basis of record)
Tibia fusus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Tibia insulaechorab Röding, 1798 (basis of record)
Tibia martinii (Marrat, 1877) accepted as Rostellariella martinii (Marrat, 1877) (basis of record)
Chagos for Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798 
Chagos for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Chagos for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Chagos for Terebellum terebellum (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Comores for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Comores for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Comores for Lambis crocata (Link, 1807) 
Comores for Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Comores for Lambis scorpius indomaris Abbott, 1961 
Comores for Lambis truncata truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) 
Comores for Strombus dentatus Linnaeus, 1758 
Comores for Strombus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817 
Comores for Strombus fusiformis Sowerby II, 1842 
Comores for Strombus labiatus olydius (Duclos, 1844) 
Comores for Strombus mutabilis Swainson, 1821 
Comores for Strombus terebellatus afrobellatus Abbott, 1960 
Comores for Terebellum terebellum (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Djibouti for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Lambis scorpius indomaris Abbott, 1961 
Djibouti for Lambis truncata sebae (Kiener, 1843) 
Djibouti for Strombus dentatus Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Strombus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817 
Djibouti for Strombus fusiformis Sowerby II, 1842 
Djibouti for Strombus labiatus olydius (Duclos, 1844) 
Djibouti for Strombus mutabilis Swainson, 1821 
Djibouti for Strombus tricornis [Lightfoot], 1786 
Djibouti for Tibia insulaechorab Röding, 1798 
East Africa for Strombus terebellatus afrobellatus Abbott, 1960 
Eastern Africa & Madagascar for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Eastern Africa & Madagascar for Terebellum terebellum (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Eritrea for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Lambis scorpius indomaris Abbott, 1961 
Eritrea for Lambis truncata sebae (Kiener, 1843) 
Eritrea for Strombus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817 
Eritrea for Strombus fusiformis Sowerby II, 1842 
Eritrea for Strombus mutabilis Swainson, 1821 
Eritrea for Strombus tricornis [Lightfoot], 1786 
Indian Ocean for Strombus decorus (Röding, 1798) 
Indian Ocean for Strombus gibberulus gibberulus Linnaeus, 1758 
Indian Ocean for Strombus listeri Gray, 1852 
Kenya for Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798 
Kenya for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Kenya for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Lambis chiragra arthritica (Roding, 1798) 
Kenya for Lambis crocata (Link, 1807) 
Kenya for Lambis digitata (Perry, 1811) 
Kenya for Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Lambis scorpius indomaris Abbott, 1961 
Kenya for Lambis truncata truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) 
Kenya for Strombus dentatus Linnaeus, 1758 
Kenya for Strombus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817 
Kenya for Strombus fusiformis Sowerby II, 1842 
Kenya for Strombus labiatus olydius (Duclos, 1844) 
Kenya for Strombus mutabilis Swainson, 1821 
Kenya for Strombus oldi Emerson, 1965  (doubtful)
Kenya for Terebellum terebellum (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Madagascar for Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798 
Madagascar for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Madagascar for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Madagascar for Lambis chiragra arthritica (Roding, 1798) 
Madagascar for Lambis crocata (Link, 1807) 
Madagascar for Lambis digitata (Perry, 1811) 
Madagascar for Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Madagascar for Lambis scorpius indomaris Abbott, 1961 
Madagascar for Lambis truncata truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) 
Madagascar for Strombus dentatus Linnaeus, 1758 
Madagascar for Strombus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817 
Madagascar for Strombus fusiformis Sowerby II, 1842 
Madagascar for Strombus labiatus olydius (Duclos, 1844) 
Madagascar for Strombus mutabilis Swainson, 1821 
Madagascar for Strombus plicatus columba Lamarck, 1822 
Madagascar for Strombus terebellatus afrobellatus Abbott, 1960 
Madagascar for Terebellum terebellum (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mauritius for Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798 
Mauritius for Harpa costata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mauritius for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Mauritius for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mauritius for Lambis chiragra arthritica (Roding, 1798) 
Mauritius for Lambis crocata (Link, 1807) 
Mauritius for Lambis digitata (Perry, 1811) 
Mauritius for Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mauritius for Lambis scorpius indomaris Abbott, 1961 
Mauritius for Lambis truncata truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) 
Mauritius for Lambis violacea (Swainson, 1821)  (doubtful)
Mauritius for Strombus dentatus Linnaeus, 1758 
Mauritius for Strombus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817 
Mauritius for Strombus mutabilis Swainson, 1821 
Mauritius for Terebellum terebellum (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mozambique for Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798 
Mozambique for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798 
Mozambique for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mozambique for Lambis chiragra arthritica (Roding, 1798) 
Mozambique for Lambis crocata (Link, 1807) 
Mozambique for Lambis digitata (Perry, 1811) 
Mozambique for Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mozambique for Lambis scorpius indomaris Abbott, 1961 
Mozambique for Lambis truncata truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) 
Mozambique for Strombus dentatus Linnaeus, 1758 
English Arabian tibia for Tibia insulaechorab Röding, 1798
English common spider conch for Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)
English giant spider conch for Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786)
English humpbacked conch [from synonym] for Strombus gibberulus Linnaeus, 1758
English large harp for Harpa major Röding, 1798
English lesser harp for Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798
English Lister's conch [from synonym] for Strombus listeri Gray, 1852
English Madras harp for Harpa davidis Röding, 1798
English Martini's tibia [from synonym] for Tibia martinii (Marrat, 1877)
English ribbed harp for Harpa costata (Linnaeus, 1758)
English silver conch [from synonym] for Strombus lentiginosus Linnaeus, 1758
English spider or finger conch for Lambis truncata sebae (Kiener, 1843)
English terebellum conch for Terebellum terebellum (Linnaeus, 1758)
English three-cornered conch [from synonym] for Strombus tricornis [Lightfoot], 1786
English true harp for Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758)
 Authority

Authority Chemnitz in Dautzenberg, 1923 [details]

 Authority

Authority Lamarck in Dautzenberg, 1923, Linnaeus in Dautzenberg, 1929 [details]

 Authority

Authority Martini in Dautzenberg, 1923 [details]

 Description

As H. harpa, up to 7 cm, with 11-14 axial ribs and higher spire. Colour white with cream and pale brown banding. ... [details]

 Description

Conspicuous shell, up to 20cm, with coarse transverse ridges, large tubercles, and a heavy lip with seven more or ... [details]

 Description

Description: as L. truncata, but with markedly curved siphonal canal spine (Richmond, 1997). [details]

 Description

Distribution: restricted to Mauritius and Rodriguez (Walls, 1980) [details]

 Description

Habitat: muddy shores (Ruwa, 1984 <109>). Moderately solid shell, up to 7 cm, with pear-shaped body whorl. Exterior ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: muddy shores [details]

 Description

Shells as the family H. harp, up to 8 cm, with twelve axial ribs. Colour creamy brown, crossed with thin, dark ... [details]

 Description

Solid lumpy shell, up to 10 cm, with large nodules on shoulders and spiral rows of smaller nodules on body whorl. ... [details]

 Description

The largest and heaviest of spider shells, up to 40 cm. Similar to L. lambis but with a more squarish outline. ... [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: restricted to the Red Sea and vicinity (Walls, 1980) [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: restricted to the Red Sea (Walls, 1980) [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: Western Pacific to Indonesia and Samoa (Walls, 1980) [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: western Pacific to Japan and Queensland (Walls, 1980). [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: widespread over Indo-Pacific, from eastern Africa to Hawaii (Walls, 1980) [details]

 Distribution

Does not occur in the Red Sea (Walls, 1980) [details]

 Distribution

Japan and South China Sea (Walls, 1980) [details]

 Remark

Not known with certainty outside St Brandon, one of the dependencies of Mauritius [details]

 Spelling

Spelled as S. floridanus by Macnae&Kalk (1958). [details]

 synonymy

Also S. fragilis [details]

 Type locality

Zanzibar. Year of description 1960 according to Harasewych, 1997 [details]