WoRMS taxon details

Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758)

208158  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208158)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Buccinum harpa Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Shells as the family H. harp, up to 8 cm, with twelve axial ribs. Colour creamy brown, crossed with thin, dark brown...  
Description Shells as the family H. harp, up to 8 cm, with twelve axial ribs. Colour creamy brown, crossed with thin, dark brown bands. Columella cream with dark brown blotches; aperture white with brown markings on lip. Habitat: shallow and deep sand. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to C Pacific Ocean. Regional names: Port. Harpa verdadeira. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208158 on 2021-05-10
Date
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1998-05-27 16:17:47Z
created
2002-01-03 14:31:44Z
changed
2012-01-11 17:52:07Z
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original description  (of Buccinum harpa Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Walls, J. G. (1980). Conchs, tibias and harps. A survey of the molluscan families Strombidae and Harpidae. <em>Publications Ltd, Hong Kong.</em>  [details]   

additional source Dance S.P. & Poppe G.T. (1999). Family Harpidae. In : A Conchological Iconography. ConchBooks. 69 pp.  [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

subsequent type designation Rehder H.A. (1973). The family Harpidae of the world. Indo-Pacific Mollusca 3(16) : 207-274., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46313116
page(s): 237-239 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Shells as the family H. harp, up to 8 cm, with twelve axial ribs. Colour creamy brown, crossed with thin, dark brown bands. Columella cream with dark brown blotches; aperture white with brown markings on lip. Habitat: shallow and deep sand. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to C Pacific Ocean. Regional names: Port. Harpa verdadeira. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LanguageName 
English true harpcommon harp  [details]
German Gewöhnliche HarfenschneckeGemeine Harfenschnecke  [details]
Japanese ベニオビショクコウラ  [details]
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