Ophioglossolambis digitata

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Ophioglossolambis digitata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Stromboidea
Family: Strombidae
Genus: Ophioglossolambis
Species: O. digitata
Binomial name
Ophioglossolambis digitata
(Perry, 1811)
Synonyms[1]
  • Lambis digitata (Perry, 1811)
  • Pterocera crocea Reeve, 1842
  • Pterocera elongata Swainson, 1841
  • Pterocera novemdactylis Deshayes, 1843
  • Strombus digitatus Perry, 1811 (basionym)

Ophioglossolambis digitata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Strombidae, the true conchs.[1]

Description[edit]

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Indian Ocean off Kenya, Madagascar, the Mascarene Basin, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion and Tanzania.

References[edit]

  • Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp.
  • Walls, J.G. (1980). Conchs, tibias and harps. A survey of the molluscan families Strombidae and Harpidae. T.F.H. Publications Ltd, Hong Kong.
  • Dekkers A.M. (2012) A new genus related to the genus Lambis Röding, 1798 (Gastropoda: Strombidae) from the Indian Ocean. Gloria Maris 51(2-3): 68-74. [8 April 2012; title page erroneously dated 11 March] [

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