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Conus abbreviatus 1.jpg
Apertural and abapertural views of shell of Conus abbreviatus Reeve, L.A., 1843
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Miliariconus
Tucker & Tenorio, 2009[1]

Conus (Virroconus) Iredale, 1930

Miliariconus has become a synonym of the subgenus Conus (Virroconus) Iredale, 1930, represented as Conus Linnaeus, 1758, as shown in In the latest classification of the family Conidae by Puillandre N., Duda T.F., Meyer C., Olivera B.M. & Bouchet P. (2015) [2]

These are sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.[3]

Species list[edit]

This list of synonyms of species is based on the information in the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) list.[3]

  • Miliariconus abbreviatus (Reeve, 1843): synonym of Conus abbreviatus Reeve, 1843
  • Miliariconus aristophanes (G.B. Sowerby II, 1857): synonym of Conus aristophanes G. B. Sowerby II, 1857
  • Miliariconus coronatus (Gmelin, 1791): synonym of Conus coronatus Gmelin, 1791
  • Miliariconus encaustus (Kiener, 1845): synonym of Conus encaustus Kiener, 1845
  • Miliariconus lecourtorum (Lorenz, 2011) : synonym of Conus lecourtorum (Lorenz, 2011)
  • Miliariconus miliaris (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792): synonym of Conus miliaris Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
  • Miliariconus taeniatus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792): synonym of Conus taeniatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
  • Miliariconus tiaratus (G.B. Sowerby I, 1833): synonym of Conus tiaratus G. B. Sowerby I, 1833


  1. ^ Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2009), Systematic Classification of Recent and Fossil Conoidean Gastropods, ConchBooks, Hankenheim, Germany, 295 pp.
  2. ^ 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: 1-23
  3. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2011). Miliariconus Tucker & Tenorio, 2009. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2011-08-07

Further reading[edit]

  • Kohn A. A. (1992). Chronological Taxonomy of Conus, 1758-1840". Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London.
  • Monteiro A. (ed.) (2007). The Cone Collector 1: 1-28.
  • Berschauer D. (2010). Technology and the Fall of the Mono-Generic Family The Cone Collector 15: pp. 51-54
  • Puillandre N., Meyer C.P., Bouchet P., and Olivera B.M. (2011), Genetic divergence and geographical variation in the deep-water Conus orbignyi complex (Mollusca: Conoidea), Zoologica Scripta 40(4) 350-363.

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