The Family Strombidae

Three Strombus species in the Lake Worth Lagoon, Palm Beach Inlet, Palm Beach County, Florida

    The image above shows the massing of at least two Strombus species in the Lake Worth Lagoon, Palm Beach Inlet, Palm Beach County, Florida. The gaggle was photographed by Brenda Hill while SCUBA diving in the lagoon on October 20, 2019. Present in the image are Strombus alatus Gmelin, 1791 [Florida Fighting Conch - image below left], Strombus pugilis Linnaeus, 1758 [West Indian Fighting Conch - image below middle], and Strombus pugilis x alatus [Hybrids - image below right]. Digital image copyright 2019 by Brenda Hill.

Strombus urceus urceus Linnaeus, 1758 Strombus luhuanus Linnaeus, 1758 Strombus plicatus pulchellus Reeve, 1851
The Genus Canarium The Genus Conomurex The Genus Dolomena
Strombus vittatus vittatus Linnaeus, 1758 Strombus aurisdianae Linnaeus, 1758 Gibberulus gibberulus gibberulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
The Genus Doxander The Genus Euprotomus The Genus Gibberulus
Harpago chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758) Male Specimen Labiostrombus epidromus (Linnaeus, 1758) Laevistrombus canarium Linnaeus, 1758
The Genus Harpago The Genus Labiostrombus The Genus Laevistrombus
Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758) Male Lentigo lentiginosus (Linnaeus, 1758) Strombus raninus Gmelin, 1791 Hawkwing Conch
The Genus Lambis The Genus Lentigo The Genus Lobatus
Mirabilistrombus listeri (T. Gray, 1852) Ophioglossolambis digitata (G. Perry, 1811) Margistrombus marginatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
The Genus Mirabilistrombus The Genus Ophioglossolambis The Genus Margistrombus
Barneystrombus kleckhamae (Cernohorsky, 1971) Strombus granulatus Swainson, 1822 Strombus taurus Reeve, 1857
The Genus Barneystrombus The Genus Persististrombus The Genus Sinustrombus
Strombus pugilis Linnaeus, 1758 Strombus fragilis Röding, 1798 Tridentarius dentatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
The Genus Strombus The Genus Terestrombus The Genus Tridentarius
Thersistrombus thersites (Swainson, 1823) Strombus tricornis Lightfoot, 1786
The Genus Thersistrombus The Genus Tricornis Antiquarian Images
 

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