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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus glans Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus glans Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus violaceus Link, 1807
   Conus fusiformis Fischer, 1807

Common Name

The Acorn Cone p.sp. 145      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  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 RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  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.47 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 m {Rocke1995x55} ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: animals [ polychaetes ]
habitat: coral reef [ under coral slabs {WILSON1993B} ]
substrate: rocks [ ]


 Hinton, A. 1972. p.82, fig. 8 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 27, sp. 145 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.238, pl. 50, figs. 1-3 Contains synonymy
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.210, pl. 20, figs. 6a-b General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.207, pl. 46, figs. 20a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.99, pl. 48, fig. 1 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14373) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.