Conus malacanus Hwass in Bruguière

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-FEB485D27FE6

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scientific name

Conus malacanus Hwass in Bruguière
status

 

Conus malacanus Hwass in Bruguière 

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Localities: Androth and Kalpeni

Habitat: Rocky intertidal, subtidal

Depth: 0.2– 5 m

Specimens examined, observed: 5, 8

Length: 40–69 mm

Remarks: This is the first report of C. malacanus  from Lakshadweep. Frauenfeld (1869), Kohn (1978), Rajagopal et al. (1998), Hylleberg & Kilburn (2002), Fernando & Fernando (2002), Franklin et al. (2007), and Apte (2014) recorded this species from Tamil Nadu and the Andaman and Nicobar islands.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Neogastropoda

Family

Conidae

Genus

Conus