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
  • 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.


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


This marine species in the South Atlantic Ocean off Angola.


  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conus lineopunctatus. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2015-10-21

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