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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus canonicus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus canonicus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus rubescens Bonnet, 1864
   Conus condensus Sowerby II, 1866

Common Name

The Canonical Cone p.sp. 165      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.31 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: gastropods 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: intertial flats [ ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.121, pl. 1, fig. 3 General reference
 Dufo 1840. p.177 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.76, figs. 9-12 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.165, pl. 29 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.301, pl. 65, figs. 1-6 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.202, pl. 41, figs. 9a-c  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus canonicus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14289) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.