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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus floccatus Sowerby, 1839

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus floccatus Sowerby II, 1839
   Conus magdalenae Kiener, 1845
   Conus circumsignatus Crosse, 1865

Common Name

The Snow-Flaked Cone p.sp. 14      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 mile fishing zoneNE oceanic
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatu
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSamoan Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMarshall Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines


depth: continental shelf [ to 80 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 1 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: animals [ small fishes and molluscs ]
habitat: coral reef [ from laggon pinnacles to the outer side of barrier reefs {Rocke1995x55} ]


 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 14, pl. 3 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.215, pl. 43, figs. 17-20 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.206, pl. 44, figs. 11a-b  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus floccatus Sowerby, 1839


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14363) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.