OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus retifer Menke, 1829

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus retifer Menke, 1829
   Conus textile var. sulcata Sowerby I, 1834
   Conus solidus Sowerby II, 1841


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Christmas Island
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaTanzania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania


depth: continental shelf [ to about 40 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: algal turf 
substrate: coral 
substrate: sand [ and in rubble ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.122 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.379-380, fig. 123F General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.305, pl. 65, figs. 23-26 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.355 [ as Gastridium retifer ]  New combination
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.214, pl. 41, fig. 5  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus retifer Menke, 1829


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14483) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.