CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Littorinimorpha (order)  »  Strombidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 125007 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Laevistrombus canarium    (Linnaeus, 1758)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Strombidae (strombs & spider shells) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a stromb]
Recent Synonyms: Strombus (Laevistrombus) canarium
Strombus canarium
Organism Type: a stromb
Taxon Notes:This species is harvested commercially in many areas in southeast Asia, and is imported as seafood into Australia.
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 125909
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2016-05-11 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.

Record details

Record entered on 5-Dec-2002 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 15-Mar-2019 11:02 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update distribution
Modification history:
09-JUL-2003: Added to commercial species list (Gordon Yearsley)
25-AUG-2003: add subgenus, correct taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
02-JUL-2012: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Strombus)
 (previous authority: Linnaeus)
15-MAR-2019: update distribution (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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