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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus catus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus catus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Cucullus nubilus Röding, 1798
   Conus discrepans Sowerby I, 1833
   Conus nigropunctatus Sowerby II, 1858
   Conus purus Pease, 1863
   Conus reflectus Sowerby III, 1877
   Conus reflexus Sowerby III, 1887
   Conus fuscoolivaceus Dautzenberg, 1937
   Conus rubrapapillosa Dautzenberg, 1937
   Conus peledi Wils et al., 1971
   Conus elatensis Wils et al., 1971
   Conus granulata Wils et al., 1971
   Dendroconus morrisoni G. Raybaudi Massilia, 1991

Common Name

The Cat Cone p.sp. 79      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaOman
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  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.46 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 20 m ]
feeds on: animals [ fishes ]
habitat: coral reef 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.133, pl. 44, fig. 9 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.326 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.72, pl. 64 [ as Chelyconus catus ]  New combination
 Hedley, C. 1899. p.479 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.74 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.370, fig. 121H General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.145 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 79, pl. 15 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.103, pl. 15, figs. 18-28 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.348 General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1891. p.401 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.202, pl. 50, figs. 11a-c  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.210, pl. 50, figs. 14a-b [ as Conus morrisoni (G. Raybaudi Massilia) ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.152, pl. 101, fig. 11 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14293) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-26.