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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus quercinus Solander in [Lightfoot], 1786

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus quercinus Solander in [Lightfoot], 1786
   Conus cingulum Gmelin, 1791
   Conus quercinus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus buxeus Link, 1817
   Conus ponderosa "Beck" Sowerby II, 1858
   Conus akabensis Sowerby III, 1887
   Conus egregius Sowerby III, 1914
   Conus albus Shaw, 1915
   Conus fulvostriatus Fenaux, 1942
   Cleobula albonerosa Garrard, 1966

Common Name

The Oak Cone p.sp. 148      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Yellow Cone p.195      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  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.48 


depth: continental shelf [ to more than 70 m {Rocke1995x55} ]
depth: subtidal [ throughout range ]
feeds on: animals [ enteropneusts ]
salinity: brackish [ tolerates muddy, brackish water {Rocke1995x55} ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.130-131, pl. 43, fig. 7 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.331 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.379, fig. 123J General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.96, pl. 14, figs. 4-7 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.356 [ as Gastridium quercinus ]  New combination
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.213, pl. 45, figs. 8a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.144, pl. 97, fig. 11 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus quercinus Solander in [Lightfoot], 1786


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14475) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.