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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus circumcisus Born, 1778

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus circumcisus Born, 1778
   Conus affinis Gmelin, 1791
   Conus laevis Gmelin, 1791
   Conus dux Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Cucullus purpuratus Röding, 1798
   Conus terebellum Röding, 1798
   Conus brazieri Sowerby, 1881

Common Name

The Leader Cone p.sp. 13      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
The Borer Shell p.sp. 38      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Auger Cone p.114 [as Conus terebellum]      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Scott Reef, WA, Hibernia Reef and Cartier Is., NT {WILSON1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaMoluccas
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMarshall Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatu
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Society Islands (Iles de la Societe)?


depth: continental shelf [ to 200 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 4 m ]
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand [
and coral rubble ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.141, pl. 49, fig. 1 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.80, fig. 2 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 13, pl. 3 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 38, pl. 7 [ as Conus terebellum ]  General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.141, pl. 19, fig. 22 [ as Conus (Hermes) terebellum Linn. ]  General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.107, pl. 16, figs. 22-27 [ as Conus dux ]  General reference
 Schepman, M.M. 1913. p.395 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.202, pl. 44, figs. 6a-b  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus circumcisus Born, 1778


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14297) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.