The Family Strombidae

Two 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], Strombus pugilis Linnaeus, 1758 [West Indian Fighting Conch], and possibly Strombus pugilis x alatus [Hybrids] which are not uncommon at this locality. Digital image copyright 2019 by Brenda Hill.

Canarium urceus (Linnaeus, 1758) Conomurex luhuanus (Linnaeus, 1758) Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851)
The Genus Canarium The Genus Conomurex The Genus Dolomena
Doxander vittatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Euprotomus 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) Lobatus 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) Persististrombus granulatus (Swainson, 1822) Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857)
The Genus Barneystrombus The Genus Persististrombus The Genus Sinustrombus
Strombus pugilis Linnaeus, 1758 Terestrombus fragilis (Röding, 1798) Tridentarius dentatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
The Genus Strombus The Genus Terestrombus The Genus Tridentarius
Thersistrombus thersites (Swainson, 1823) Tricornis tricornis (Lightfoot, 1786)
The Genus Thersistrombus The Genus Tricornis Antiquarian Images
 

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