Conus capitaneus Linnaeus

Ravinesh, Raveendhiran, Kumar, Appukuttannair Biju & Kohn, Alan J., 2018, Conidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) of Lakshadweep, India, Zootaxa 4441 (3), pp. 467-494: 477

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4441.3.3

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DCD230-FFC8-8740-FF3E-FF6F82A37CDE

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scientific name

Conus capitaneus Linnaeus
status

 

Conus capitaneus Linnaeus 

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Locality: Kavaratti

Habitat: Inner reef platform

Depth: 0.2– 5 m

Specimens examined, observed: 1, 1

Length: 24 mm

Remarks: The single specimen collected is probably the shell of a juvenile collected after the animal’s death. Generally C. capitaneus  attains a length of 55–98 mm ( Röckel et al. 1995).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Neogastropoda

Family

Conidae

Genus

Conus