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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus aureus aureus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus aureus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus auricomus Lamarck, 1810

Common Name

The Golden Cone p.sp. 196      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 3 m ]
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks [ ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.121, pl. 41, fig. 1 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.78, fig. 4 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. p.sp. 196, pl. 36 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.305, pl. 66, figs. 1-3 Contains synonymy


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45615) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-05-02. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.