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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758
   Cucullus proarchithalassus Röding, 1798
   Conus maculatus Perry, 1811
   Conus marmoreus var. granulatus Sowerby, 1839
   Conus crosseanus Bernardi, 1861
   Conus suffusus Sowerby, 1870
   Conus suffusus var. noumeensis Crosse, 1872
   Conus pseudomarmoreus Crosse, 1875
   Conus crosseanus var. lineata Crosse, 1878

Common Name

The Marble Cone pl. 14, sp. 74      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


India to Marshall Islands and Fiji {Rocke1995x55}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  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 PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.48 


depth: intertidal [ from 1m {Rocke1995x55} ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ ]
depth: subtidal [ to 15 m {Rocke1995x55} ]
eCode: coral reef 
feeding mode: predation 
feeds on: animals [ gastropods ]
spawn/eggs: egg capsules pelagic 
substrate: in sand 
substrate: rocks [ ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.185, pl. 25, fig. 15 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.175-176, pl. 42, fig. 1 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.175-176, pl. 42, fig. 1 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.329 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.72, pl. 64, fig. 2 [ as Coronaxis marmoreus ]  New combination
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.64 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.375, fig. 122A General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.41, pl. 1, figs. 1-9 Contains synonymy
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.212-213, pl. 21, fig. 1 General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1897. p.229 [ as Conus crosseanus Bernardi ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.209 [pl. 43, figs 7a-d]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.144, pl. 97, fig. 6 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14413) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.