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Lambis crocata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Stromboidea
Genus  Lambis
Phylum  Mollusca
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Strombidae
Scientific name  Lambis crocata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Lambis, Lambis scorpius, Lambis lambis, Lambis millepeda, Lambis truncata

lambis crocata


Lambis crocata, commonly known as the orange spider conch, is a species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Strombidae, the true conchs.

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Description

The size of an adult shell varies between 70 mm and 205 mm and it is a mixture of orange and white color.

Distribution

This species is found in the Indian Ocean along the coasts of Aldabra, Chagos, the Comores, Kenya, Madagascar, the Mascarene Basin, Mauritius, Mozambique, RĂ©union, the Seychelles and Tanzania.

References

Lambis crocata Wikipedia


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