OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus figulinus Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus figulinus Linnaeus, 1758
   Cucullus buxeus Röding, 1798
   Conus figulinus violascens Barros e Cunha, 1933

Common Name

Clay Cone p.187      Allan, J. 1950.  
Fig Cone p.193      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatu
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.46 


depth: continental shelf [ to 70 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ from 5 m ]
exposure: sheltered 
feeds on: animals [ polychaetes ]
substrate: in sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.129, pl. 5, fig. 8 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.75, pl. 66, fig. 2 [ as Cleobula figulina ]  New combination
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 160, pl. 28 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.93, pl. 13, figs. 12-16 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.206, pl. 43, fig. 4  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.144, pl. 97, fig. 4 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus figulinus Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14359) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.