Conus cloveri

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Conus cloveri
Conus cloveri 1.jpg
Apertural and abapertural views of shell of Conus cloveri Walls, J.G., 1978
Conus cloveri 2.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Conus
Species: C. cloveri
Binomial name
Conus cloveri
Walls, 1978
Synonyms[1]
  • Conus (Lautoconus) cloveri Walls, 1978 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Conus soaresi Trovão, 1978
  • Lautoconus cloveri (Walls, 1978)

Conus cloveri is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.[1]

Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 15 mm and 42 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off Senegal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Conus cloveri Walls, 1978.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.

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