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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Strombidae 

Strombus (Tricornis) thersites Swainson, 1823

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Strombus (Tricornis) thersites Swainson, 1823
   Strombus thersites Swainson, 1823
   Strombus (Tricornis) ponderosus Philippi, 1842
   Strombus ponderosus Philippi, 1842
   Strombus (Euprotomus) pinderosus Phil, Tryon, 1885

Common Name

Ponderous Stromb p.653      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Ryukyu Islands, New Caledonia (and Society Islands?) (Abbott1960A)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificLord Howe (Australia)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania


eCode: subtidal 


 Abbott, R.T. 1960. p.55 General reference
 Abbott, R.T. 1960. p.55 Synonomy
 Coleman, N. 1968. p.1 General reference
 Kreipl, K. & Poppe, G.T. 1999. p.32 [numerous illustrations]  General reference
 Wilkins, G.L. 1951. p.237 [illustration of lectotype]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.159 General reference


                          Strombus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Strombus (Tricornis) Jousseaume, 1886
                              Strombus (Tricornis) thersites Swainson, 1823


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8064) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.