Conasprella lentiginosa

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Conasprella lentiginosa
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Apertural and abapertural views of shell of Conasprella lentiginosa (Reeve, L.A., 1844)
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Conasprella
Species: C. lentiginosa
Binomial name
Conasprella lentiginosa
(Reeve, 1844)
Synonyms[1]
  • Conasprella (Fusiconus) lentiginosa (Reeve, 1844) · accepted, alternate representation
  • Conus lentiginosus Reeve, 1844 (original combination
  • Fumiconus lentiginosus (Reeve, 1844)
  • Fusiconus lentiginosus (Reeve, 1844)

Conasprella lentiginosa 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 Conasprella, these cone 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 25 mm and 38 mm.

Distribution[edit]

Thiis marine species occurs off Southern India and off Sri Lanka.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conasprella lentiginosa (Reeve, 1844). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=835402 on 2015-03-13

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