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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Strombidae 

Lambis (Harpago) chiragra chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Strombus chiragra Linnaeus, 1758
   Strombus chiragra Gmelin, 1791
   Lambis harpago Röding, 1798
   Lambis undulata Röding, 1798
   Pterocera rugosum Sowerby, 1842
   Pterocera kochii Freyer, 1855

Common Name

Gouty Spider Shell p.101


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaCambodia
     Try, I. 2001. p.397 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.69 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia


depth: subtidal [ ]
eCode: in coral rubble 
eCode: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ ]


 Abbott, R. T. 1961. p.170 General reference
 Abbott, R. T. 1961. p.171 Synonomy
 Cotton, B.C. 1953. [capstion for fig. 18, as Harpago chiragra Linnaeus, 1758]  New combination
 Hirase, S. 1938. [pl. 88, fig. 2, as Lambis (Harpago) chiragra]  New combination
 Kreipl, K. & Poppe, G.T. 1999. p.23 [numerous illustrations]  General reference
 Sowerby, G.B. 1842. p.42 [pl. 11, fig. 12, as Pteroceras chiragra Linnaeus, in ]  New combination
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.155 General reference


                          Lambis Röding, 1798
                            Lambis (Harpago) Mörch, 1852
                              Lambis (Harpago) chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758)
                                Lambis (Harpago) chiragra chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7903) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-25.