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Lambis

Lambis is a genus of large sea snails sometimes known as spider conchs, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Strombidae, the true conch family. [3]

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Description

The siphonal canal is long and curved, and the apertural lip is adorned with circumapertural projections, which are fingerlike processes emanating from the edge of the shell aperture.[4]

Species

Species within the genus Lambis include:

Species brought into synonymy 

References

  1. ^ Sepkoski, J. J. Jr. (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 363: 95. http://archive.org/stream/bulletinsofameri363pale#page/n3/mode/2up.
  2. ^ Röding P. F. (1798). Museum Boltenianum sive catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturæ quæ olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos proto physicus Hamburgensis. Pars secunda continens conchylia sive testacea univalvia, bivalvia & multivalvia. pp. [1-3], [1-8], 1-199. Hamburg. page 61.
  3. ^ a b Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2011). Lambis Röding, 1798. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205790 on 2011-04-23
  4. ^ Stone J. R. (last change 15 September 2004). "Projecting into the past to determine ancestral forms". accessed 27 September 2010.
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp.

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