Conus eversoni

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Conus eversoni
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Conus
Species: C. eversoni
Binomial name
Conus eversoni
Petuch, 1987
Synonyms[1]
  • Attenuiconus eversoni (Petuch, 1987)
  • Conus (Attenuiconus) eversoni Petuch, 1987 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Dauciconus eversoni (Petuch, 1987)

Conus eversoni 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.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Caribbean Sea off Honduras.

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 18 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 20 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 20 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Conus eversoni Petuch, 1987.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.

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