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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus dorreensis Péron, 1807

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus dorreensis Péron, 1807
   Conus pontificalis Lamarck, 1810

Common Name

The Pontifical Cone pl. 4, sp. 15 [as Conus pontificalis]      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Chocolate-banded Cone p.190      Allan, J. 1950.  
Peron's Cone p.164, pl.165      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: animals [
polychaetes ]
habitat: rock reef 
substrate: sand 


 Cotton, B.C. 1950. p.338 Taxonomy
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.73, pl. 8, figs. 34-36 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.204, pl. 48, figs. 3a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.148, pl. 99, figs. 4-4a General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus dorreensis Péron, 1807


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14340) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-04.