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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus boeticus Reeve, 1843

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus boeticus Reeve, 1843
   Conus nitidus Reeve, 1843
   Conus ruppellii Reeve, 1848
   Conus cerinus Reeve, 1848
   Conus rivularis Reeve, 1849
   Conus lachrymosus Reeve, 1849
   Conus fultoni Sowerby III, 1887
   Conus meleus Sowerby III, 1913

Common Name

The Dark Brown Cone p.sp. 226      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
The Waxen Cone p.sp. 283 [as Conus cerinus]      Reeve, L.A. 1848.  
The Weeping Cone p.sp. 258, pl. suppl. 6 [as Conus lachrymosus]      Reeve, L.A. 1849.  
The Streamlet-Marked Cone p.sp. 261 [as Conus rivularius]      Reeve, L.A. 1849.  
Ruppell's Cone p.sp. 273 [as Conus ruppellii]      Reeve, L.A. 1848.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


habitat: coral reef [ lower reef slopes in PNG {Rocke1995x55} ]
substrate: sand 


 Hinton, A. 1972. p.88, fig. 24  General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.59, pl. 6, figs. 1-18 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.201, pl. 50, fig. 8  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus boeticus Reeve, 1843


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14285) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.