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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus terebra Born, 1778

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Conus terebra terebra Born, 1778
   Conus terebra thomasi Sowerby III, 1881


  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 Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: intertidal [ from 0.5 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 20 m ]
exposure: exposed [ rocky areas ]
exposure: sheltered [ beneath coral rocks ]
feeds on: polychaetes [ terebellid ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand [ fine with or without seaweed and coral rubble ]


 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.171, pl. 31, figs. 16-22 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.216, pl. 45, figs. 4a-b  General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus terebra Born, 1778


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14520) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.