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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus cylindraceus Broderip & Sowerby, 1830

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus cylindraceus Broderip & Sowerby, 1830

Common Name

The Cylindrical Cone p.sp. 84      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene Islands


depth: continental shelf [ to 25 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 1 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ in coral rubble ]
substrate: sand 
substrate: under coral 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.143, pl. 50, fig. 2 General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.116, pl. 37, fig. 2 [ as Hermes (Leporiconus) cylindraceus ]  New combination
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.82, fig. 14 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 84, pl. 16 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.244, pl. 50, figs. 25-27 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.204, pl. 46, figs. 16a-b  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus cylindraceus Broderip & Sowerby, 1830


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14333) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.