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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 215501

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 imperialis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombiconus Tucker & Tenorio, 2009
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus dautzenbergi Fenaux, 1942
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus douvillei Fenaux, 1942 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus douvillei Cossmann & Pissaro, 1901)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus fuscatus Born, 1778
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis compactus Wils, 1970
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis flavescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus flavescens G.B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis nigrescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus nigrescens G. B. Sowerby II, 1860)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus viridulus Lamarck, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucullus coronaducalis Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucullus imperialis Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucullus regius Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombiconus imperialis (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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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorimperial cone  [details]
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis imperialis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis queketti E. A. Smith, 1906

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis compactus Wils, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis flavescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis nigrescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Distribution 
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Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (128 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (71 nucleotides; 93 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215501
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
2011-08-14 10:20:19Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215501 on 2014-12-29
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