OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus excelsus Sowerby, 1908

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus pulcherrimus Brazier, 1894
   Conus excelsus Sowerby III, 1908
   Asprella tannaensis Cotton, 1945
   Turriconis nakayasui Shikama & Habe, 1968


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew CaledoniaLoyalty Islands (Iles Loyaute)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanAndaman Sea


depth: continental shelf [ from 100 m ]
depth: continental slope [ to 400 m ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1974. p.133-134, figs. 27-28 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.143, pl. 50, fig. 3 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.149, pl. 26, figs. 24-28 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.205, pl. 42A  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus excelsus Sowerby, 1908


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14353) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-03-11.