WoRMS taxon details

Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758)

208158  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208158)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofBuccinum harpa Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Shells as the family H. harp, up to 8 cm, with twelve axial ribs. Colour creamy brown, crossed with thin, dark brown...  
Description 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]
MolluscaBase (2018). Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208158 on 2018-02-23
Date
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1998-05-27 16:17:47Z
created
2002-01-03 14:31:44Z
changed
2012-01-11 17:52:07Z
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original description  (ofBuccinum harpa Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Walls, J.G. (1980). Conchs, tibias and harps. A survey of the molluscan families Strombidae and Harpidae. T.F.H. Publications Ltd, Hong Kong. [details]   

additional source DANCE, S.P. & G.T. POPPE, 1999 Family Harpidae. In : A Conchological Iconography (ConchBooks, ed.), 69 p. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

subsequent type designation Rehder H.A. (1973). The family Harpidae of the world. Indo-Pacific Mollusca 3(16) : 207-274., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46313116
page(s): 237-239 [details]   

basis of record  (ofHarpa 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]   

additional source  (ofHarpa nobilis Lamarck, 1822) DANCE, S.P. & G.T. POPPE, 1999 Family Harpidae. In : A Conchological Iconography (ConchBooks, ed.), 69 p. [details]   

additional source  (ofHarpa nobilis Lamarck, 1822) Rehder H.A. (1973). The family Harpidae of the world. Indo-Pacific Mollusca 3(16) : 207-274., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46313116 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]
 

LanguageName 
English true harp  [details]
Japanese ベニオビショクコウラ  [details]