Conus milneedwardsi Jousseaume

Ravinesh, Raveendhiran, Kumar, Appukuttannair Biju & Kohn, Alan J., 2018, Conidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) of Lakshadweep, India, Zootaxa 4441 (3), pp. 467-494: 484

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-FFD3-875B-FF3E-FB7D807D7B05

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Plazi

scientific name

Conus milneedwardsi Jousseaume
status

 

Conus milneedwardsi Jousseaume 

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Locality: Minicoy

Habitat: Only empty shells found on sea shore

Specimens examined, observed: 2,2

Length: 103–186 mm

Remarks: This is the first report of this species from Lakshadweep. It is categorised under Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act. C. milneedwardsi  has been divided into four subspecies: (i) C. milneedwardsi clytospira  (western India and Arabian Sea); (ii) C. milneedwardsi milneedwardsi  (Gulf of Aden south to Natal); (iii) C. milneedwardsi lemuriensis  ( Réunion and Mauritius); and C. milneedwardsi eduardi (Red Sea)  ( Tucker & Tenorio 2013).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Neogastropoda

Family

Conidae

Genus

Conus