WoRMS taxon details

Conus marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758

215457  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215457)

accepted
Species
Conus (Conus) marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Conus crosseanus Bernardi, 1861 (a form of Conus marmoreus)
Conus crosseanus var. lineata Crosse, 1878 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus lineatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)
Conus maculatus Perry, 1811 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus maculatus Bosc, 1801)
Conus marmoreus var. granulatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1839 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus granulatus Linnaeus, 1758)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Shell up to 10 cm, with flattish, nodular spire and with an outer lip which flares towards posterior. Distinctive,...  
Description Shell up to 10 cm, with flattish, nodular spire and with an outer lip which flares towards posterior. Distinctive, reticulated colour pattern of white irregular patches on black background. Aperture white. Habitat: shallow substrates. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Conus marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215457 on 2018-11-17
Date
action
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2001-12-15 16:49:27Z
changed
2009-10-27 10:23:08Z
changed
2011-10-02 09:38:56Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofConus suffusus G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) Sowerby II, G. B. (1870). Descriptions of forty-eight new species of shells. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> (1870): 249-259., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90543#page/317/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2009) <i>Systematic classification of Recent and fossil conoidean gastropods.</i> Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 296 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Shell up to 10 cm, with flattish, nodular spire and with an outer lip which flares towards posterior. Distinctive, reticulated colour pattern of white irregular patches on black background. Aperture white. Habitat: shallow substrates. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English marble cone  [details]
Japanese ナンヨウクロミナシ [from synonym]  [details]