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 125008 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Lobatus gigas    (Linnaeus, 1758)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Strombidae (strombs & spider shells) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: queen conch
Recent Synonyms: Strombus gigas
Common Names List: queen conch
Organism Type: a stromb
Taxon Notes:Imported into Australia as seafood, native to the Caribbean.
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 125912
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2017-02-11 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
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 2-Jul-2012 12:36 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
25-AUG-2003: add subgenus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
02-JUL-2012: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Strombus)
 (previous authority: Linnaeus)
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