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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus lividus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus lividus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Cucullus monachos Röding, 1798
   Conus plebejus Link, 1807
   Conus primula Reeve, 1849

Common Name

The Livid Cone pl. 38, sp. 211      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
The Primrose Cone pl. 6, sp. 259 [as Conus primula]      Reeve, L.A. 1849.  


Rottnest Is., WA to northern NSW {WILSON1993B}

  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 RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  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 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: animals [
polychaetes ]
habitat: coral reef 


 Demond, J. 1957. p.329 General reference
 Dufo 1840. p.173 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.75, pl. 66, fig. 16 [ as Stephanoconus lividus ]  New combination
 Hedley, C. 1899. p.479 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.88, figs. 10-12 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.374-375, fig. 122G General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.146 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.135, pl. 18, fig. 24 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.51, pl. 4, figs. 1-5 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.347 General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.206-207 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.209 [pl. 50, fig. 15a-b]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.150, pl. 100, fig. 12 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14402) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.