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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus spectrum Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus spectrum Linnaeus, 1758
   Cucullus carota Röding, 1798
   Conus lacteus Lamarck, 1810
   Conus conspersus Reeve, 1843
   Conus verreauxii Kiener, 1845
   Conus filamentosus Reeve, 1849
   Conus stillatus Reeve, 1849
   Conus pica A. Adams & Reeve, 1849
   Conus daphne Boivin, 1864
   Conus dolium Boivin, 1964

Common Name

The Spectre Cone p.sp. 80      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
The Filamentose Cone p.sp. 260 [as Conus filamentosus]      Reeve, L.A. 1849.  
The Trickled Cone p.sp. 247      Reeve, L.A. 1849.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  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 PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanRyukyu Islands (Loo-Chu Islands, Nansi-Shoto)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf [ to 50 m {Rocke1995x55} ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: sand [


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.137-138, pl. 7, fig. 7 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.75, pl. 66, fig. 3 [ as Cleobulla spectrum ]  New combination
 Habe, T. 1964. p.115 [ as Textilia spectrum (Linnaeus) ]  New combination
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.204, pl. 41, figs. 1-31 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.204, pl. 48, figs. 5a-b [ as Conus consperus Reeve, 1844 ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.215, pl. 48, figs. 8a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.148, pl. 99, fig. 13 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus spectrum Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14500) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.