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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus coffeae Gmelin, 1791

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus coffaea Gmelin, 1791
   Conus caffer Röding, 1798
   Conus scabriusculus Dillwyn, 1817
   Conus fabula Sowerby, 1833

Common Name

Suso-murasaki-imo G3983 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3983]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  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 PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 2 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: animals [ polychaetes (Eunicidae) ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral 
substrate: sand 


 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.240, pl. 50, figs. 8-12 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.203, pl. 46, fig. 10  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus coffeae Gmelin, 1791


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14312) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.