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Strombidae 22 species (119 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : Littorinimorpha 
    Superfamily : Stromboidea 
     Family      : Strombidae 
    

Common name : true conchs

Aspect : Biconical shell, elongated opening with a large siphonal channel. Presence of nodule, thorn or pimple on the shoulder of the last turn. Characteristic notch at the bottom of the outer labrum. Elongated opening with a folded and dilated edge in wing sometimes provided with finger-shaped extensions (Lambis). Smooth and thick parietal edge. Narrow, bill-like cover used for locomotion and against predators

Feeding : herbivore (algae and plant detritus)

Environment : tropical seas, shallow sandy bottoms

Canarium mutabile (Swainson, 1821)

Canarium mutabile

Canarium mutabile (Swainson, 1821)

Canarium mutabile : <bis>

Canarium olydium (Duclos, 1844)

Canarium olydium

Conomurex decorus (Röding, 1798)

Conomurex decorus

Dolomena labiosa (Wood, 1828)

Dolomena labiosa

Euprotomus aurisdianae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Euprotomus aurisdianae

Gibberulus gibberulus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Gibberulus gibberulus

Gibberulus gibbosus (Röding, 1798)

Gibberulus gibbosus

Harpago arthriticus (Röding, 1798)

Harpago arthriticus

Harpago chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Harpago chiragra

Lambis crocata (Link, 1807)

Lambis crocata

Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lambis lambis

Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lambis lambis : <juvenile>

Lambis scorpius indomaris Abbott, 1961

Lambis scorpius indomaris

Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786)

Lambis truncata

Lambis truncata sowerbyi (Mörch, 1872)

Lambis truncata sowerbyi

Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786)

Lambis truncata : <juvenile bis>

Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786)

Lambis truncata : <juvenile>

Lentigo lentiginosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lentigo lentiginosus

Lentigo pipus (Röding, 1798)

Lentigo pipus

Lobatus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lobatus gigas

Lobatus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lobatus gigas : <bis>

Sinustrombus latissimus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Sinustrombus latissimus

Strombus alatus Gmelin, 1791

Strombus alatus

Strombus pugilis Linnaeus, 1758

Strombus pugilis

Tricornis tricornis ([Lightfoot], 1786)

Tricornis tricornis : <broken tip>

Tridentarius dentatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Tridentarius dentatus
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