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)
Synonyms[1]
  • 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.

Description[edit]

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.

Distribution[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conus hanshassi. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=723957 on 2015-10-05
  2. ^ http://www.theconecollector.com/lib/docs/filmer/HI.pdf

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