Conus scalarispira

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Conus scalarispira
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Conus
Species:
C. scalarispira
Binomial name
Conus scalarispira
(Bozzetti, 2012)
Synonyms[1]
  • Conus (Pseudolilliconus) scalarispira (Bozzetti, 2012) · accepted, alternate representation
  • Pseudolilliconus scalarispira Bozzetti, 2012 (original combination)

Conus scalarispira is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc 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 9 mm and 11 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs of Southern Madagascar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conus scalarispira. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=723959 on 2015-11-25

External links[edit]

  • To World Register of Marine Species
  • "Pseudolilliconus scalarispira". Gastropods.com. Retrieved 16 January 2019.