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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus litteratus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 215522

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElisaconus Tucker & Tenorio, 2013
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus arabicus Lamarck, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConus grueneri Reeve, 1844
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucullus pardus Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElisaconus litteratus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrategoconus litteratus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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 editorlettered cone  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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 (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (85 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (89 nucleotides; 123 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 Thick, heavy shell with flat spire, up to 13 cm. Colour cream with 2-3 axial bands of yellow or orange bands dotted with black. Habitat: in sand in and among coral in shallow water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215522
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-05-18 10:22:32Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-11-02 12:29:43Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2011-09-03 06:08:04Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Conus litteratus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215522 on 2014-08-20
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