WoRMS taxon details

Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)

211096  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211096)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofStrombus lambis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Conspicuous shell, up to 20cm, with coarse transverse ridges, large tubercles, and a heavy lip with seven more or less...  
Description Conspicuous shell, up to 20cm, with coarse transverse ridges, large tubercles, and a heavy lip with seven more or less straight fingers of varying length. Exterior colour variable, white-cream with brown or bluish patches, sometimes with thin brown periostracum. Interior rich pink, orange or purple. Habitat: sheltered shallow waters. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Regional names: Kis. Nyangale, Madole, Vikocho; Port. Aranha-de-sete-dedos. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211096 on 2018-11-20
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2001-12-09 13:54:23Z
changed
2010-10-10 14:43:02Z
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original description  (ofStrombus lambis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofLambis adamii Bozzetti & T. Cossignani, 2003) Bozzetti L. & Cossignani T. (2003) <i>Lambis adamii</i> sp. n. (Gastropoda, Strombidae) dalle Filippine. <i>Malacologia Mostra Mondiale</i> 40: 3-5. [October 2003] [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Morton B. & Morton JE. (1983). The sea shore ecology of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liverani V. (2014) The superfamily Stromboidea. Addenda and corrigenda. In: G.T. Poppe, K. Groh & C. Renker (eds), <i>A conchological iconography</i>. pp. 1-54, pls 131-164. Harxheim: Conchbooks.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Conspicuous shell, up to 20cm, with coarse transverse ridges, large tubercles, and a heavy lip with seven more or less straight fingers of varying length. Exterior colour variable, white-cream with brown or bluish patches, sometimes with thin brown periostracum. Interior rich pink, orange or purple. Habitat: sheltered shallow waters. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Regional names: Kis. Nyangale, Madole, Vikocho; Port. Aranha-de-sete-dedos. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English common spider conch  [details]
Japanese クモガイ  [details]