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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus miles Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus miles Linnaeus, 1758

Common Name

The Soldier Cone pl. 2, sp. 9      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Mile Cone p.112, pl.334      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: continental shelf [ to 50 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: polychaetes [ eunicid, nereid and spinoid ]
habitat: coral reef 
spawn/eggs: egg capsules pelagic 
spawn/eggs: spawning, aggregate 
substrate: in coral rubble 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.127, pl. 3, fig. 9 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.329 General reference
 Dufo 1840. p.171 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.375, fig. 122H General reference
 Oostingh, C.H. 1925. p.212-215 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.136, pl. 23, figs. 21-24 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.210, pl. 45, figs. 7a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.146, pl. 98, figs. 9-9a General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus miles Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14416) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-04.