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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus geographus Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus geographus Linnaeus, 1758

Common Name

The Geographer Cone p.sp. 130      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.31 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.47 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.220 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
feeds on: animals [ fishes and sometimes molluscs ]
habitat: coral reef [ under coral slabs {WILSON1993B} in coral rubble {Rocke1995x55} ]
substrate: under stones 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.186, pl. 26, fig. 1 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.137, pl. 7, fig. 4 General reference
 Dufo 1840. p.178 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.72, pl. 14, fig. 1 [ as Rollus geographus ]  New combination
 Hedley, C. 1899. p.480 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.86, figs. 12-13 General reference
 McMichael, D.F. 1960. p.116, fig. 261 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 23, sp. 130 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.139, pl. 19, fig. 8 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.206, pl. 42, figs. 1-4 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.353 [ as Gastridium geographus ]  New combination
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.211-212, pl. 20, figs. 8a-b General reference
 Schepman, M.M. 1913. p.396 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.207, pl. 41, figs. 1a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.144, pl. 97, fig. 1 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus geographus Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14371) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-12.