WoRMS taxon details

Conus ebraeus Linnaeus, 1758

215436  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215436)

accepted
Species
Conus (Virroconus) ebraeus Linnaeus, 1758 · alternate representation
Conus quadratus Perry, 1811 · unaccepted (junior secondary homonym of...)  
junior secondary homonym of Cucullus quadratus Röding, 1798
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Habitat: rocky shores (Ruwa, 1984).
Easily recognisable small, squat shell, up to 5 cm, with a rounded, short spire....  
Description Habitat: rocky shores (Ruwa, 1984).
Easily recognisable small, squat shell, up to 5 cm, with a rounded, short spire. Colour white with a pattern of blackish squares. Aperture with coloured bands. Habitat: lower eulittoral, often under boulders. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997).
Tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Conus ebraeus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215436 on 2024-02-27
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-09-13 14:56:03Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2009-10-27 10:23:08Z
changed
2011-09-16 18:27:29Z
checked
2012-07-04 18:46:28Z
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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 [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Conus quadratus Perry, 1811) Perry, G. (1811). Conchology, or the natural history of shells: containing a new arrangement of the genera and species, illustrated by coloured engravings executed from the natural specimens, and including the latest discoveries. W. Miller, London, 4 pp. + 61 pls., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41764832 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Orr J. (1985). Hong Kong seashells. The Urban Council, Hong Kong [details]   

additional source Filmer, R. M. (2001). <i>A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998</i>. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388 pp.  [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 119 [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector's Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 160. [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  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description Habitat: rocky shores (Ruwa, 1984).
Easily recognisable small, squat shell, up to 5 cm, with a rounded, short spire. Colour white with a pattern of blackish squares. Aperture with coloured bands. Habitat: lower eulittoral, often under boulders. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997).
Tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

Spelling C. hebraeus in Kalk (1958). [details]
LanguageName 
English Hebrew coneblack-and-white cone  [details]
German Israelische KegelschneckeHebräischer KegelHebräische Kegelschnecke  [details]