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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 208158

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpa (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpa harpa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpa Röding, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum harpa Linnaeus, 1758
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHarpa nobilis Lamarck, 1822
Sources 
basis of record (of Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHarpa nobilis Lamarck, 1822) Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrue harp  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Shells as the family H. harp, up to 8 cm, with twelve axial ribs. Colour creamy brown, crossed with thin, dark brown bands. Columella cream with dark brown blotches; aperture white with brown markings on lip. Habitat: shallow and deep sand. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to C Pacific Ocean. Regional names: Port. Harpa verdadeira. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208158
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-05-27 16:17:47Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-01-03 14:31:44Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-01-11 17:52:07Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Harpa harpa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208158 on 2014-12-25
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