Lobatus

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Lobatus
Strombus gallus 15a.jpg
Apertural and abapertural views of three distinct shells of Lobatus gallus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Littorinimorpha
Family: Strombidae
Genus: Lobatus
Swainson, 1837
Type species
Strombus bituberculatus Lamarck, 1822
Synonyms[1]
  • Aliger Thiele, 1929
  • Eustrombus Wenz, 1940
  • Macrostrombus Petuch, 1994
  • Titanostrombus Petuch, 1994

Lobatus is a genus of very large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Strombidae, the true conchs.[1]

Some of the species within this genus were previously placed in the genus Eustrombus.[2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Lobatus include:[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lobatus Swainson, 1837.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 21 March 2011.
  2. ^ Landau B. M., Kronenberg G. C. & Herbert G. S. (2008). "A large species of Lobatus (Gastropoda: Strombidae) from the Neogene of the Dominican Republic, with notes on the genus". The Veliger 50(1): 31-38 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]
  3. ^ The Paleobiology Database
  4. ^ Landau B., Kronenberg G. C. & Da Silva C. M. (2010). "A new species of Lobatus (Caenogastropoda, Strombidae) from the Neogene of the Dominican Republic, with notes on further species from the Dominican assemblages". Basteria 74(4-6): 95-109.

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