WoRMS taxon details

Conus geographus Linnaeus, 1758

215499  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215499)

accepted
Species

Variety Conus geographus var. rosea G. B. Sowerby I, 1833 accepted as Conus eldredi Morrison, 1955 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus roseus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807, and C. roseus Lamarck, 1810)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Highly dangerous - live specimens should be handled with extreme caution. Broad, thin shell, up to 15 cm, with wide...  
Description Highly dangerous - live specimens should be handled with extreme caution. Broad, thin shell, up to 15 cm, with wide aperture and numerous shoulder ridges or spines. Colour creamy white, with orange or reddish-brown bands or blotches. Aperture bluish-white or pink. Habitat: around shallow reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Conus geographus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215499 on 2018-02-19
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
checked

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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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofGastridium geographus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2009) Systematic classification of Recent and fossil conoidean gastropods. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 296 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofConus (Gastridium) geographus Linnaeus, 1758) Puillandre N., Duda T.F., Meyer C., Olivera B.M. & Bouchet P. (2015). One, four or 100 genera? A new classification of the cone snails. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 81: 1-23., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/mollus/eyu055 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Highly dangerous - live specimens should be handled with extreme caution. Broad, thin shell, up to 15 cm, with wide aperture and numerous shoulder ridges or spines. Colour creamy white, with orange or reddish-brown bands or blotches. Aperture bluish-white or pink. Habitat: around shallow reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
 

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English geography conegeographer cone  [details]