OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus cocceus Reeve, 1843

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus cocceus Reeve, 1843
   Conus citrinus Kiener, 1845
   Conus decrepitus Kiener, 1845
   Conus kieneri Crosse, 1858

Common Name

The Scarlet-Spotted Cone pl. 42, sp. 228      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


Esperance to Cape Naturaliste

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf [ to 100 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: rocky shore 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.211, pl. 42, figs. 23-25 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.202, pl. 49, figs. 2a-c  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.148, pl. 99, figs. 5-5a General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14302) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.