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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Conus vexillum sumatrensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus sumatrensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus vexillum sumatrensis (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)
   Conus princeps Holten, 1802
   Conus leopardus Dillwyn, 1817

Common Name

The Cone of Sumatra pl. 3, sp. 12      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean


depth: intertidal [ from 1 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ to 4 m ]
habitat: reef flats 
substrate: algal turf 
substrate: rocks 


 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.131, pl. 23, figs. 3-4 Contains synonymy


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus vexillum Gmelin, 1791
                              Conus vexillum sumatrensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=46793) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-05-16. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-10-25.