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Strombus (Tricornis) sinuatus Humphrey, 1786

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Strombus sinuatus Lightfoot, 1786
   Lambis lobata Röding, 1798
   Strombus palmata Fischer, 1807
   Pterocera palmata G. Fischer, 1807
   Strombus laciniatus Dillwyn, 1817
   Strombus cristatus Lamarck, 1822

Common Name

Purple Mouthed Stromb p.651      Coleman, N. 1981.  
Crested Stromb p.98, f.2 [For Strombus laciniatus ]      Allan, J. 1950.  


Ryukyu ISlands to Australia, Micronesia and Melanesia (Abbott1960A)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.70 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesMindanao
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.70 


depth: shallow subtidal [ (Abbott1960A) ]
substrate: coral [ (Abbott1960A) ]
substrate: sand [ (Abbott1960A) ]


 Abbott, R.T. 1960. p.60 General reference
 Abbott, R.T. 1960. p.60 Synonomy
 Kreipl, K. & Poppe, G.T. 1999. p.31 [numerous illustrations]  General reference
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.69, no. 9 General reference


                          Strombus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Strombus (Tricornis) Jousseaume, 1886
                              Strombus (Tricornis) sinuatus Humphrey, 1786


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8058) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-21.