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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus acutangulus Lamarck, 1810

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus acutangulus Lamarck, 1810
   Conus turriculatus Sowerby, 1866
   Conus gemmulatus Sowerby, 1870

Common Name

The Sharp-angled Cone p.sp. 200      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.31 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.45 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast


depth: continental shelf [ to 100 m, juveniles:180 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 3 m, adults: from 0.5 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ adults: to 5 m ]
depth: subtidal 
substrate: in rubble 
substrate: in sand [ coral or shell sand ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.144 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.368 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.258, pl. 54, figs. 15-22 [ ]  Synonomy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.199 [pl. 47A, fig. 2]  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus acutangulus Lamarck, 1810


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14235) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-12.