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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus distans Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus distans Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus kenyonae Brazier, 1896
   Conus kenyonae var. arrowsmithensis Brazier, 1896
   Conus waterhouseae Brazier, 1896
   Conus chinoi Shikama, 1970

Common Name

The Distantly-Lineated Cone p.sp. 174      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: polychaetes 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: reef flats 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.126, pl. 3, fig. 7 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.327 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.68, figs. 12-15 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.371, fig. 121L General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 174, pl. 31 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.138, pl. 19, fig. 1 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.46, pl. 2, figs. 16-19 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.347 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.204 [pl. 45, figs 6a-b]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.146, pl. 98, fig. 12 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus distans Hwass in Bruguière, 1792


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14337) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.