The caenogastropod family Strombidae presently contains 107 living species and subspecies in 5 genera and 18 subgenera. The vast majority (87 species and subspecies) live in the Indian Ocean and Indo-Pacific areas; some extend to the central Pacific. This issues of the Iconography on Strombidae describes all recent conchs, tibias and spider shells worldwide with the genera Tibia (14 species and forms), Terebellum (1 species with 3 forms), Lambis (14 species, subspecies and forms) and Strombus (95 species, subspecies and forms). The text is supported by 121 b/w drawings and 130 superb full colour plates for reference and identification. Three of the plates summarise the shown species as thumb-nail images for quick reference and comparison.
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