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Strombus Tankervillii

  • Strombus tankervillii Swainson, 1823

Original Description of Strombus tankervillii by Swainson, 1823:

  • "S. testa nodose plicata: labio interiore crasso, striato, supra acuminato; labio exteriore supra sinuato, intus striato; apertura rosea, castaneo colore intus fucata."
  • "Shell with nodulous plaits; inner lip thickened, striated, above pointed; outer lip sinuated above, striated within; aperture rosy within, stained with chesnut."


  • Swainson, 1823: The Characters of several rare and undescribed Shells, The Philosophical Magazine and Journal, Vol. 61, No. 301, p. 375 - 378

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