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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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
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 2018-06-20
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2001-12-15 16:49:27Z
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2009-10-27 10:23:08Z
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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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofConus douvillei Fenaux, 1942) Fenaux A. (1942) Nouvelles espèces du genre Conus. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique, Monaco 814: 1-4, 1 pl. [10 January 1942] [details]   

original description  (ofConus dautzenbergi Fenaux, 1942) Fenaux A. (1942) Nouvelles espèces du genre Conus. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique, Monaco 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. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofConus imperialis compactus Wils, 1970) Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofConus imperialis compactus Wils, 1970) Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2013) Illustrated catalog of the living cone shells. 517 pp. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing. [details]   

additional source  (ofConus imperialis flavescens Barros e Cunha, 1933) Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofConus imperialis flavescens Barros e Cunha, 1933) Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2013) Illustrated catalog of the living cone shells. 517 pp. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing. [details]   

additional source  (ofConus imperialis nigrescens Barros e Cunha, 1933) Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofConus imperialis nigrescens Barros e Cunha, 1933) Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2013) Illustrated catalog of the living cone shells. 517 pp. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofConus dautzenbergi Fenaux, 1942) Fenzan W.J. & Filmer R.M. (2013) Types of the cones described by André Fenaux rediscovered at last. The Cone Collector 23: 33-65. , available online at http://www.conchology.be/?t=42 [details]   

additional source  (ofConus viridulus Lamarck, 1810) Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofConus viridulus Lamarck, 1810) Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2013) Illustrated catalog of the living cone shells. 517 pp. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing. [details]   

additional source  (ofCucullus imperialis Röding, 1798) Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCucullus imperialis Röding, 1798) Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2013) Illustrated catalog of the living cone shells. 517 pp. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing. [details]   

additional source  (ofCucullus coronaducalis Röding, 1798) Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCucullus coronaducalis Röding, 1798) Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2013) Illustrated catalog of the living cone shells. 517 pp. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing. [details]   

additional source  (ofCucullus regius Röding, 1798) Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCucullus regius Röding, 1798) Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2013) Illustrated catalog of the living cone shells. 517 pp. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing. [details]   

additional source  (ofRhombiconus imperialis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Severns, M. (2011). Shells of the Hawaiian Islands - The Sea Shells. Conchbooks, Hackenheim. 564 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofRhombiconus imperialis (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 (Stephanoconus) imperialis 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] 

source of synonymy  (ofConus douvillei Fenaux, 1942) Fenzan W.J. & Filmer R.M. (2013) Types of the cones described by André Fenaux rediscovered at last. The Cone Collector 23: 33-65. , available online at http://www.conchology.be/?t=42 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  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]