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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus klemae (Cotton, 1953)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Rhizoconus klemae Cotton, 1953
   Rhizoconus coralinus Habe & Kosuge, 1970

Common Name

Klem's Cone p.50, pl. 118      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia


depth: continental shelf [ to 80 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: polychaetes [ family Eunicidae ]
habitat: coral reef [ tidal flats to the reef slope {Rocke1995x55} ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.284, pl. 60, figs. 12-15 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.208, pl. 47, figs. 16a-d  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.48, pl. 99, fig. 3-3b General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus klemae (Cotton, 1953)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14389) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.