|Scientific Name||Lambis truncata ([Lightfoot], 1786)|
Body whorl unarmed at angle.
Subspecies Lambis truncata sebae (Kiener, 1843) - flat apex.
Subspecies Lambis truncata truncata (Humphrey, 1786) - apex is more pointed.
Length: upto 40cm.
Angle coronated or tuberculigerous on spire, unarmed on the last whorl; labium with the callus diffused; labrum with its margin erect, with six moderate digitations, and with the antisinual lobe a little undulated. Younger shells creamy white; columella and lip usually mauve brown when older.
Similar to L. lambis but with a more squarish outline.
Marine: on rubble and coarse sand in shallow coral reef areas.
Listed in CITES: No.
Listed in Wildlife (Protection) Act: Yes.
Appendix: Part IV(B) Mollusca
Industrially used in lime production. Also sold as decorative items.