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Lobatus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758) | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Lobatus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)

• Queen Conch

• Caracola rosada / botuto / caracol pala

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Mollusca

Class:Gastropoda

Clade:Caenogastropoda

Clade:Hypsogastropoda

Clade:Littorinimorpha

Family:Strombidae

Genus:Lobatus

Species:L. gigas

 

From old collection, juvenile specimens

 

Archipiélago de Los Roques National Park, Venezuela

 

Check this beautiful Queen Conch specimen from Bahamas: flic.kr/p/CBodEo

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Taken on January 2, 2019