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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 211096

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 adamii Bozzetti & T. Cossignani, 2003
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis cerea Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis hermaphrodita Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis laciniata Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis lamboides Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis lobata Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLambis maculata Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterocera lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrombus lambis Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Sources 
original description (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrombus lambis 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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon spider conch  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [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 Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (9 nucleotides; 7 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 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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211096
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
2010-10-10 14:43:02Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211096 on 2014-10-31
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