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Conus ammiralis ammiralis Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus ammiralis Linnaeus, 1758
   Conus ammiralis occidentalis Linnaeus, 1758
   Conus ammiralis ordinarius Linnaeus, 1758
   Conus ammiralis summus Linnaeus, 1758
   Conus vicarius Linnaeus, 1767
   Conus architalassus [Lightfoot], 1786
   Conus ammiralis coronatus Gmelin, 1791
   Conus ammiralis larvatus Gmelin, 1791
   Conus ammiralis palinarus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus ammiralis extraordinarius Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus ammiralis archithalassus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus ammiralis polyzonus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus ammiralis personatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Cucullus petreus Röding, 1798
   Cucullus princeps Röding, 1798
   Cucullus summus Röding, 1798
   Cucullus torquatus Röding, 1798
   Cucullus equestris Röding, 1798
   Conus vicarius Lamarck, 1810
   Conus ammiralis var. amboinensis Donovan, 1822
   Conus blainvillii Vignard, 1829
   Leptoconus ammiralis temnes Iredale, 1930
   Conus ammiralis var. donovani Dautzenberg, 1937
   Conus textile var. abbreviata Dautzenberg, 1937
   Conus ammiralis var. crebremaculata Dautzenberg, 1937
   Conus ammiralis var. australis "Lamarck" Dautzenberg, 1937

Common Name

The Admiral Cone p.sp. 11      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Society Cone p.192 [as Conus temnes Iredale, 1930]      Coleman, N. 1981.  
The Lieutenant Cone p.sp. 210 [as Conus vicarius]      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaThailand (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMarshall Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatu
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: continental shelf [ 50-150 m in Queensland, from 20 m in Philippines ]
depth: continental slope [ to 240 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 2 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: among algae 
substrate: rocks [
substrate: sand [
fine to coarse and muddy ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.124, pl. 3, fig. 2 General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.117, pl. 39, fig. 13 [ as Leptoconus ammiralis ]  New combination
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.179, pl. 34, figs. 1-7 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.146, pl. 98, figs. 8-8a General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus ammiralis Linnaeus, 1758
                              Conus ammiralis ammiralis Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45551) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-05-01. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.