WoRMS taxon details

Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758

215501  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215501)

accepted
Species
Subspecies Conus imperialis imperialis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Conus imperialis queketti E. A. Smith, 1906

Subspecies Conus imperialis compactus Wils, 1970 accepted as Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Conus imperialis flavescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 accepted as Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus flavescens G.B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Subspecies Conus imperialis nigrescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 accepted as Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus nigrescens G. B. Sowerby II, 1860)
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 A thick shell, up to 10 cm, with flat but nodular spire and and shoulders. Colour cream with many bands of dark brown dots...  
Description A thick shell, up to 10 cm, with flat but nodular spire and and shoulders. Colour cream with many bands of dark brown dots and dashes, and two wider brown bands also bearing dots and dashes. Base brown and aperture white. Habitat: on shallow sand around reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215501 on 2018-11-19
Date
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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
2011-08-14 10:20:19Z
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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 dautzenbergi Fenaux, 1942) Fenaux A. (1942) Nouvelles espèces du genre <i>Conus</i>. <i>Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique, Monaco</i> 814: 1-4, 1 pl. [10 January 1942] [details]   

original description  (ofConus douvillei Fenaux, 1942) Fenaux A. (1942) Nouvelles espèces du genre <i>Conus</i>. <i>Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique, Monaco</i> 814: 1-4, 1 pl. [10 January 1942] [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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description A thick shell, up to 10 cm, with flat but nodular spire and and shoulders. Colour cream with many bands of dark brown dots and dashes, and two wider brown bands also bearing dots and dashes. Base brown and aperture white. Habitat: on shallow sand around reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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English imperial cone  [details]