Temporal range: 65.500–2.588Ma base of the Danian to the top of the Upper Pliocene
Species within the genus Telescopium include:
Venom and Defense
Their venom is powerful enough to kill a living,breathing,full-grown human in under 3 minutes. They deliver they venom by means of their sharp,barbed hook,which is sharp enough to pierce a thick wetsuit.
The cone snail are generally very docile,using their hook only to capture and kill their food,which is usually small crustaceans. However,if provoked,the odds while most likely be in the snail's favor. PS: Afraid of,and will flee from,light.
Generally reside in reefs of the coast of Indonesia.
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