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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus auricomus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus auricomus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus dactylosus Kiener, 1845
   Conus debilis Fenaux, 1943


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: continental shelf [ to 40 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 3 m ]
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ in sand pockets and caves ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.123, pl. 1, fig. 9 General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.116, pl. 37, fig. 3 [ as Hermes auriconus (Hwass) ]  New combination
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.82, fig. 7 General reference
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.307, pl. 66, figs. 11-14 General reference
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.357 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45645) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-05-02. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.