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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus legatus Lamarck, 1810

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus legatus Lamarck, 1810
   Conus musivum Sowerby I, 1833

Common Name

The Ambassador Cone p.sp. 85      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsReunion
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanRyukyu Islands (Loo-Chu Islands, Nansi-Shoto)Okinawa
     Kosuge, S. 1985. p. 27 


depth: continental shelf [ to 50 m {Rocke1995x55} ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 3 m {Rocke1995x55} ]
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ reef lagoon to outer reef slope {Rocke1995x55} ]
substrate: in coral rubble 
substrate: in sand 


 Hinton, A. 1972. p.76, fig. 13 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 16, sp. 85 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.307, pl. 66, figs. 8-10 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.355, fig. 361 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.208, pl. 41, fig. 4  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus legatus Lamarck, 1810


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14392) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-04-29.