Conus furnae

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Conus furnae
Conus furnae 1.jpg
Apertural and abapertural views of shell of Conus furnae Rolan, E.M., 1990
Conus furnae 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. furnae
Binomial name
Conus furnae
Rolán, 1990
Synonyms[1]
  • Africonus furnae (Rolán, 1990)
  • Conus (Lautoconus) furnae Rolán, 1990 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Conus verdensis furnae Rolán, 1990

Conus furnae 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 length of the shell attains 23 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off the Cape Verde Islands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Conus furnae Rolán, 1990.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 28 October 2011.

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