Conus hanshassi

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Conus hanshassi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Conus
Species: C. hanshassi
Binomial name
Conus hanshassi
(Lorenz & Barbier, 2012)
  • Conus (Strategoconus) hanshassi (Lorenz & Barbier, 2012) · accepted, alternate representation
  • Protoconus hanshassi Lorenz & Barbier, 2012
  • Rolaniconus hanshassi (Lorenz & Barbier, 2012)

Conus hanshassi 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 shell is generally elongated conical to turgid is shape, with an elevated spire and a definite shoulder. The shell has a white ground color and is marked with medium brown splotches and irregular rows of dots or dashes. The holotype is 23.3mm in length.


This marine species occurs off Siargao Island, Philippines, collected at 20m [2]


  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conus hanshassi. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2015-10-05
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