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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus bandanus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus bandanus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Cucullus equestris Röding, 1798
   Cucullus torquatus Röding, 1798
   Conus vidua Reeve, 1843
   Conus nigrescens Sowerby, 1859
   Conus vidua mozoii Melvin & Melvin, 1980

Common Name

The Banda Cone pl. 8, sp. 43      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


absent from Red Sea, India and Sri Lanka {Rocke1995x55}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: continental shelf [ to 90 m ]
depth: subtidal [ most common from 5-20 m {Rocke1995x55} ]
feeding mode: predation 
feeds on: animals 
habitat: coral reef 
spawn/eggs: egg capsules pelagic 
substrate: rocks 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.42, pl. 11, figs. 10-23, pl. 2, figs. 1-4 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.344 General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus bandanus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45404) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-05-01. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.