Conus

Belongs within: Conidae.Contains: Conus (Plicaustraconus), Conus (Stephanoconus), Conus (Strategoconus), Conus (Turriconus), Conus (Dauciconus), Conus (Floraconus), Conus (Splinoconus), Conus (Rhizoconus), Conus (Pionoconus), Conus (Textilia), Conus (Phasmoconus), Conus (Virroconus), Conus (Lividoconus), Conus (Virgiconus), Conus (Lautoconus), Conus (Leptoconus), Conus (Darioconus), Conus (Cylinder). Conus, the cone shells, is a genus of cone-shaped predatory gastropods in which the radula has… Continue reading Conus

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Conus (Textilia)

Belongs within: Conus. Murderous cones Published 22 May 2021 The cone shells of the family Conidae have long been the subject of extreme interest from collectors. Their architectural form, polished surface and intricate patterning make it hard to argue that they are things of beauty, indeed. Not surprisingly, this long-standing aesthetic interest has also made… Continue reading Conus (Textilia)

Conasprella (Ximeniconus)

Belongs within: Conasprella. Conus jaspideus or Conasprella jaspidea, take your pick Published 9 January 2018 Cone shells are one of the classic varieties of tropical sea shells, perhaps only rivalled in their familiarity with the general public by cowries and conches. Over 800 species of the family Conidae have been described from around the world.… Continue reading Conasprella (Ximeniconus)