WoRMS taxon details

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

211091  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211091)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The largest and heaviest of spider shells, up...  
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]
Bouchet, P. (2011). Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211091 on 2017-12-18

Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2001-12-09 13:54:23Z
changed
2011-03-11 21:13:21Z
changed

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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]   

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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis bryonia Gmelin, 1791) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterocera bryonia (Gmelin, 1791)) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis truncata truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786)) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant spider conch  [details]
Lambis truncata truncata
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Lambis truncata tru...
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