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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus coronatus Gmelin, 1791

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus coronatus Gmelin, 1791
   Cucullus coronalis Röding, 1798
   Conus parvus Gebauer, 1802
   Conus aristophanes "Duclos" Sowerby II, 1857
   Conus condoriana Crosse & Fischer, 1864

Common Name

The Crowned Cone p.sp. 263      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Coronated Cone p.110      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  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 10 m ]
feeds on: animals [ polychaetes ]
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: intertial flats [ ]
substrate: coral 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.188, text fig. 42, fig. 2 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.133 [ pl. 44, fig. 6 as Conus coronatus Gmelin, 1791 pl. 44, fig. 7 as Conus aristophanes Sowerby, 1857 ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1964. p.33, pl. 4, no. 21 [ as Virroconus coronatus ]  General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.327, fig. 38 [ as Conus coronalis (Roeding, 1798) ]  General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.75, pl. 66, fig. 14 [ as Virroconus coronalis ]  New combination
 Hedley, C. 1917. p.709-710 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.72,figs. 1-3 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.371, fig. 121G General reference
 McMichael, D.F. 1960. p.116, fig. 263 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 263, suppl. pl. 7 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.144, pl. 20, figs. 3-4 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.65, pl. 7, figs. 22-31 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.346 General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.208, pl. 20, fig. 4 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.204, pl. 46, figs. 1a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.152, pl. 101, figs. 12-12a General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14324) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.