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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus stercusmuscarum Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus stercusmuscarum Linnaeus, 1758
   Cucullus sabella Röding, 1798
   Cucullus arenatus Röding, 1798

Common Name

The Fly-dung Cone pl. 17, sp. 90      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Fly-spotted Cone p.187      Allan, J. 1950.  


  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
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMarshall Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji?


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: animals [ fishes ]
substrate: in sand 
substrate: under coral 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.130, pl. 43, fig. 5 General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.114, pl. 36, fig. 12 [ as Puncticulus stercusmuscarius (Linnaeus) ]  New combination
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 17, sp. 90 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.86, pl. 11, figs. 1-18 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.215, pl. 44, figs. 3a-b  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus stercusmuscarum Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14505) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.