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
Species:
C. theodorei
Binomial name
Conus theodorei
Petuch, 2000
Synonyms[1]
  • 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.

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 20 mm and 43 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs off the Bahamas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conus theodorei. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=429890 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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