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Lobatus gigas

Taxonomy
Strombus gigas was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Caribbean.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Strombus (Eustrombus).

It was recombined as Eustrombus gigas by Petuch (2004) and Petuch and Roberts (2007); it was recombined as Lobatus gigas by Landau et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Strombus gigas Linnaeus p. 745
2004Eustrombus gigas Petuch
2007Eustrombus gigas Petuch and Roberts
2008Lobatus gigas Landau et al. p. 32

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