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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus saecularis Melvill, 1898

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus (Leptoconus) saecularis Melvill, 1898

Common Name

Maboroshi-imo G4007 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G4007]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificWallis and Futuna
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanRyukyu Islands (Loo-Chu Islands, Nansi-Shoto)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaMalaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)


depth: continental shelf [ type species: 85-90 m; Pacific shells: from 100 m ]
depth: continental slope [ Pacific shells: to 400 m ]


 Moolenbeek, R.G. & Röckel, D. 1996. p.395 Distribution
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.267, pl. 56, figs. 21-27 Contains synonymy


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus saecularis Melvill, 1898


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45727) created by ANSVolunteer1 on 2001-05-02. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.