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Lambis (Lambis) truncata sebae (Kiener, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pterocera sebae Kiener, 1843
   Lambis truncata sebae (Kiener, 1843)
   Pterocera sowerbyi Mörch, 1872

Common Name

Giant Spider Shell p.233, pl.650 []      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.21 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.68 


depth: shallow subtidal [ ]
depth: subtidal [ ]
habitat: coral reef [ ]
substrate: algal turf [ ]
substrate: sand [ in coral rubble ]


 Abbott, R. T. 1961. p.156 General reference
 Abbott, R. T. 1961. p.156 Synonomy
 Butot, ? 1955. p.76 [pl. 1, fig. 2, as Lambis sabae, in ]  New combination
 Kreipl, K. & Poppe, G.T. 1999. p.20 [numerous illustrations]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.154 General reference


                          Lambis Röding, 1798
                            Lambis (Lambis) Röding, 1798
                              Lambis (Lambis) truncata (Lightfoot, 1786)
                                Lambis (Lambis) truncata sebae (Kiener, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7884) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-03-03.