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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus nussatella Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus nussatella Linnaeus, 1758
   Conus tenuis Sowerby I, 1834
   Hermes kawanishii Shikama, 1970

Common Name

The Nussatella Cone p.sp. 56      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  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 RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.48 


depth: continental shelf [ to 25 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 0.5 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.141, pl. 7, fig. 9 General reference
 Dufo 1840. p.178 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.75, pl. 66, fig. 8 [ as Hermes nussatella ]  New combination
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.376, fig. 122D General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.242, pl. 50, figs. 15-18 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.356 [ as Gastridium nussatella ]  New combination
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.210-211, pl. 20, fig. 7 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.211, pl. 46, fig. 15  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.150, pl. 100, fig. 8 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus nussatella Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14446) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.