Conus kawamurai

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Conus kawamurai
Conus kawamurai 1.jpg
Apertural and abapertural views of shell of Conus kawamurai (Habe, T., 1962)
Conus kawamurai 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. kawamurai
Binomial name
Conus kawamurai
Habe, 1962
Synonyms[1]
  • Conus (Leptoconus) kawamurai Habe, 1962 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Leptoconus kawamurai (Habe, 1962)

Conus kawamurai 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 35 mm and 81 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs off the Ryukyus, Japan

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Conus kawamurai Habe, 1962.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.

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