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Conus eburneus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus eburneus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Cucullus quadratulus Röding, 1798
   Conus alternatus Link, 1807
   Conus crassus Sowerby, 1858
   Conus eburneus var. polyglotta Weinkauff, 1874

Common Name

The Ivory Cone p.sp. 106      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.46 


depth: continental shelf [ to 65 m ]
depth: intertidal [ mostly from 1-25 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.129, pl. 43, fig. 2 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.327-328 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.75, pl. 66 [ as Puncticulus eburneus ]  New combination
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.68, figs. 1-5 General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.145 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 106, pl. 19 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.132-133, pl. 18, fig. 2 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.81, pl. 10, figs. 8-19 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.345, fig. 319 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.205, pl. 46, fig. 3  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.150, pl. 100, figs. 2-2a General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14345) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.