WoRMS taxon details

Conus geographus Linnaeus, 1758

215499  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215499)

accepted
Species

Variety Conus geographus var. rosea G. B. Sowerby I, 1833 accepted as Conus eldredi J. P. E. Morrison, 1955 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus roseus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807, and C. roseus Lamarck, 1810)
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): 718 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Highly dangerous - live specimens should be handled with extreme caution. Broad, thin shell, up to 15 cm, with wide...  
Description Highly dangerous - live specimens should be handled with extreme caution. Broad, thin shell, up to 15 cm, with wide aperture and numerous shoulder ridges or spines. Colour creamy white, with orange or reddish-brown bands or blotches. Aperture bluish-white or pink. Habitat: around shallow reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Conus geographus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215499 on 2020-12-06
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2001-12-15 16:49:27Z
changed
2009-10-27 10:23:08Z
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2011-10-02 09:38:56Z
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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): 718 [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 
 

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Description Highly dangerous - live specimens should be handled with extreme caution. Broad, thin shell, up to 15 cm, with wide aperture and numerous shoulder ridges or spines. Colour creamy white, with orange or reddish-brown bands or blotches. Aperture bluish-white or pink. Habitat: around shallow reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
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English geography conegeographic conegeographer cone  [details]
German Landkarten-KegelschneckeLandkartenkegel  [details]
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