Lentigo pipus

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Lentigo pipus
Lentigo pipus 01.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Stromboidea
Family: Strombidae
Genus: Lentigo
Species: L. pipus
Binomial name
Lentigo pipus
(Röding, 1798)
  • Lambis pipus Röding, 1798 (basionym)
  • Strombus adustus Reeve, 1851
  • Strombus exustus Swainson, 1822
  • Strombus papilio Dillwyn, 1817
  • Strombus pipus Röding, 1798

Lentigo pipus, common name : the Elegant Conch, is a species of Conch sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Strombidae, the true conchs.[1]


The shell size varies between 35 mm and 85 mm.


This species is distributed in the Indo-West Pacific along the Mascarene Basin and the Philippines.


  • Walls, J.G. (1980). Conchs, tibias and harps. A survey of the molluscan families Strombidae and Harpidae. T.F.H. Publications Ltd, Hong Kong

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