Conus episcopus [Status Unaccepted]   Hwass in Bruguiere,  1792 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Conidae

Image copyrights: Jan Delsing

Description
Size: 40 mm in length

Shell small, spire highly elevated with blunt apex. Surface smooth except for spiral threads on the base of the body whorl, ornamented with white tent marks on brown background color.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Episcopal Cone
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep (Lat: 8) (Long: 75) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands (Lat: 7) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Apte,D (1998) The book of Indian shells Oxford University Press 115
  • Saad, MAH (1984) Proceedings of the Symposium on Coral Reef environment of the Red Sea King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia 1-681 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • BioLib. cz Available at - http://www.biolib.cz/

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