Conus theodorei

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Conus theodorei
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Conus
C. theodorei
Binomial name
Conus theodorei
Petuch, 2000
  • Conus (Dauciconus) theodorei Petuch, 2000 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Purpuriconus theodorei (Petuch, 2000)

Conus theodorei 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 20 mm and 43 mm.


This marine species occurs off the Bahamas.


  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conus theodorei. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2015-12-11
  • Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2013) Illustrated catalog of the living cone shells. 517 pp. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing.
  • Puillandre, N.; Duda, T.F.; Meyer, C.; Olivera, B.M.; Bouchet, P. (2015). "One, four or 100 genera? A new classification of the cone snails". Journal of Molluscan Studies. 81 (1): 1–23. doi:10.1093/mollus/eyu055. PMC 4541476. PMID 26300576.

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