Conus lineopunctatus

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Conus lineopunctatus
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Apertural and abapertural views of shell of Conus lineopunctatus Motta, A.J. da, 1991
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Conus
Species: C. lineopunctatus
Binomial name
Conus lineopunctatus
Kaicher, 1977
Synonyms[1]
  • Africonus lineopunctatus "Trovão, H." Kaicher, S.D., 1977
  • Conus (Lautoconus) lineopunctatus Kaicher, 1977 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Conus guttatus Kiener, 1848 (invalid: secondary junior homonym of Cucullus guttatus Röding, 1798; Conus neoguttatus is a replacement name)
  • Conus neoguttatus da Motta, 1991
  • Varioconus lineopunctatus (Kaicher, 1977)
  • Varioconus neoguttatus (da Motta, 1991

Conus lineopunctatus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails, cone shells or cones.[1]

These snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans.

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 22 mm and 43 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species in the South Atlantic Ocean off Angola.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conus lineopunctatus. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=429427 on 2015-10-21

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