WoRMS taxon details

Conus litteratus Linnaeus, 1758

215522  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215522)

accepted
Species
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 Thick, heavy shell with flat spire, up to 13 cm. Colour cream with 2-3 axial bands of yellow or orange bands dotted with...  
Description 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]
MolluscaBase (2018). Conus litteratus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215522 on 2018-11-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
1998-05-18 10:22:32Z
changed
2009-11-02 12:29:43Z
changed
2011-09-03 06:08:04Z
checked

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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] 

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 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]
 

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English lettered cone  [details]