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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Strombidae
Higher classification  Strombidae
Rank  Genus
Superfamily  Stromboidea
Scientific name  Lambis
Phylum  Mollusca
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Similar  Harpago chiragra, Strombidae, Lambis truncata, Strombus, Lambis scorpius

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Lambis is a genus of large sea snails sometimes known as spider conchs, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Strombidae, the true conch family.


Lambis Gastropoda Stromboidea Species Lambis Millepeda X Sowerbyi

Lambis double unders


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The siphonal canal is long and curved, and the apertural lip is adorned with circumapertural projections, which are fingerlike processes emanating from the edge of the shell aperture.


Species within the genus Lambis include:

Lambis Lambis truncata Wikipedia
  • Lambis arachnoides Shikama, 1971
  • Lambis cristinae Bozzetti, 1999
  • Lambis crocata (Link, 1807)
  • Lambis indomaris Abbott, 1961
  • Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Lambis millepeda (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Lambis pilsbryi Abbott, 1961
  • Lambis robusta (Swainson, 1821)
  • Lambis scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Lambis sebae (Kiener, 1843)
  • Lambis sowerbyi (Mörch, 1872)
  • Lambis truncata (Humphrey, 1786)
  • Species brought into synonymy 
    Lambis Lambis Lambis arachnoides
  • Lambis adamii (Bozzetti & Cossignani, 2003) : synonym of Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Lambis aurantia (Lamarck, 1822) : synonym of Lambis crocata (Link, 1807)
  • Lambis arthritica Röding, 1798 : synonym of Harpago arthritica (Röding, 1798)
  • Lambis chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758) : synonym of Harpago chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Lambis digitata (Perry, G., 1811): synonym of Ophioglossolambis digitata(Perry, 1811)
  • Lambis violacea (Swainson, 1821): synonym of Ophioglossolambis violacea (Swainson, 1821)
  • References

    Lambis Wikipedia

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