OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus viola Cernohorsky, 1977

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus violaceus Reeve, 1843
   Conus viola Cernohorsky, 1977
   Conus (Lepriconus) blatteus Shikama, 1979


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan


depth: continental shelf [ from 20 m ]
depth: continental slope [ to 240 m ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.142, pl. 49, fig. 6 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.234, pl. 49, figs. 8-14 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.200, pl. 46, figs. 19a-b [ as synonym of Conus artoptus Sowerby, 1833 ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus viola Cernohorsky, 1977


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45607) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-05-02. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.