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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus geographus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 215499

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus geographus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastridium Modeer, 1793
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRollus Montfort, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUtriculus Schumacher, 1817
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastridium geographus (Linnaeus, 1758) · accepted, alternate representation
Sources  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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeography coneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeographer cone  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus geographus var. rosea G. B. Sowerby I, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus eldredi Morrison, 1955
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (119 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (45 nucleotides; 40 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215499
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2001-12-15 16:49:27Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-10-27 10:23:08Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2011-10-02 09:38:56Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Conus geographus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215499 on 2014-12-27
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