WoRMS taxon details

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. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 712 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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 eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215501 on 2021-01-18
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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. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 712 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

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

original description  (of Cucullus imperialis Röding, 1798) Röding P.F. (1798). <i>Museum Boltenianum</i> sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturæ quæ olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos proto physicus Hamburgensis. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia & multivalvia. Trapp, Hamburg. viii, 199 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16230659 [details]   

original description  (of Cucullus coronaducalis Röding, 1798) Röding P.F. (1798). <i>Museum Boltenianum</i> sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturæ quæ olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos proto physicus Hamburgensis. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia & multivalvia. Trapp, Hamburg. viii, 199 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16230659 [details]   

original description  (of Cucullus regius Röding, 1798) Röding P.F. (1798). <i>Museum Boltenianum</i> sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturæ quæ olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos proto physicus Hamburgensis. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia & multivalvia. Trapp, Hamburg. viii, 199 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16230659 [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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Barnard, K. H. (1958). Contributions to the knowledge of South African marine Mollusca. Part I. Gastropoda: Prosobranchiata: Toxoglossa. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 44(1): 73-163., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40862937
page(s): 84. [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G & Lussi, M. (2005). Offshore Shells of Southern Africa: A pictorial guide to more than 750 Gastropods. Published by the authors. Pp. i–vi, 1–289.
page(s): 226. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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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]
LanguageName 
English imperial cone  [details]
German Königliche KegelschneckeKaiserkegel  [details]
Conus imperialis compactus
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