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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus tulipa Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus tulipa Linnaeus, 1758
   Cucullus purpureus Röding, 1798
   Conus (Tuliparia) nebulosa Swainson, 1840
   Conus (Chelyconus) borbonicus H. Adams, 1868

Common Name

The Tulip Cone p.sp. 128      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.49 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.220 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 10 m ]
feeds on: animals [ fishes and molluscs ]
habitat: coral reef 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.137, pl. 7, fig. 5 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.332 General reference
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.72, pl. 64, fig. 7 [ as Tuliparia tulipa ]  New combination
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 23, sp. 128 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.209, pl. 42, figs. 11-14 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.353 [ as Gastridium tulipa ]  New combination
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.217, pl. 41, figs. 3a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.144, pl. 97, fig. 2 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus tulipa Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14533) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-12.