Conus lucasi

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Conus lucasi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Genus: Conus
Species: C. lucasi
Binomial name
Conus lucasi
(Bozzetti, 2010) [1]
  • Conus (Textilia) lucasi (Bozzetti, 2010) · accepted, alternate representation
  • Textilia lucasi Bozzetti, 2010

Conus lucasi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Conidae, the cone snails, cone shells or cones.[2]

These snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans.


The size of the shell varies between 18 mm and 30 mm.


This marine species occurs off Southern Madagascar.


  1. ^ Bozzetti L. (2010) Two new species of Conidae (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Conidae) from Southern Madagascar. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 68: 3-5.. World Register of Marine Species, Retrieved 2012-01-20.
  2. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2015). Conus lucasi (Bozzetti, 2010). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2015-10-23

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