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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786) 
AphiaID: 211091

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 editorLittorinimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStromboidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrombidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis Röding, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis bryonia Gmelin, 1791
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterocera bryonia (Gmelin, 1791)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrombus truncatus [Lightfoot], 1786 (original combination)
Sources 
source of synonymy Liverani V. (2014) The superfamily Stromboidea. Addenda and corrigenda. In: G.T. Poppe, K. Groh & C. Renker (eds), A conchological iconography. pp. 1-54, pls 131-164. Harxheim: Conchbooks.  [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant spider conch  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis truncata sebae (Kiener, 1843)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis truncata sowerbyi (Mörch, 1872)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis truncata truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
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 The largest and heaviest of spider shells, up to 40 cm. Similar to L. lambis but with a more squarish outline. Younger shells creamy white; columella and lip usually mauve brown when older. Habitat: on rubble and coarse sand in shallow water. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Regional names: Kis. Visimba, Vikocho. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211091
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2001-12-09 13:54:23Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-03-11 21:13:21Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Lambis truncata. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211091 on 2014-07-28
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