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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus rattus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus rattus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus taitensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus chemnitzii Dillwyn, 1817
   Conus taheitensis Reeve, 1843
   Conus viridis Sowerby II, 1857
   Conus semivelatus Sowerby III, 1882
   Conus tahitiensis Dautzenberg, 1933

Common Name

Rat Cone p.113      Coleman, N. 1981.  
The Taheite Cone p.sp. 78      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  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
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  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.48 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: animals [ polychaetes (Eunicidae) ]
habitat: coral reef [ in rubble and under stones ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.133, pl. 44, fig. 8 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.331 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.399, fig. 123E General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.139, pl. 24, figs. 18-23 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.350 [ as Conus taihensis ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.213, pl. 50, figs. 2a-c  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.152, pl. 101, fig. 13 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14477) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.