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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus litoglyphus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus lithoglyphus [sic]
   Conus litoglyphus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Cucullus orleanus Röding, 1798
   Cucullus cinamomeus Röding, 1798
   Conus subcapitaneus Link, 1807
   Conus albomaculatus Sowerby I, 1833
   Conus bicolor Sowerby I, 1833
   Conus lacinulatus Kiener, 1845
   Conus carpenteri Crosse, 1865
   Conus seychellensis Nevill & Nevill, 1874
   Conus inermis Tinker, 1952

Common Name

The Pebble-Carved Cone p.sp. 20      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
The White-Spotted Cone p.sp. 151 [as Conus albimaculatus]      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.47 


depth: continental shelf [ to 60 m ]
depth: subtidal 
exposure: exposed [ rock platforms exposed to wave action {Rocke1995x55} ]
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: lagoon 
habitat: rock platform 
substrate: rocks 
substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.124, pl. 3, fig. 4 General reference
 Dufo 1840. p.175 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.80 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.374, fig. 122B General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 4, sp. 40 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 27, sp. 151 [ as Conus albimaculatus ]  General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.129, pl. 22, figs. 16-22 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.349, fig. 337 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.208, pl. 44, fig. 5  General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14398) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-02-03.