Conus furvus   Reeve,  1843 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

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Size: 35-71 mm

Color: Ground colour white to tan. Pattern of last whorl ranges from uniformly white to blackish brown spiral banding. Spiral colour bands vary from yellow to blackish brown, a spiral ground-colour band usually at or just below centre, another sometimes within apical third, and another rarely on basal third.

Synonym (s)
Conus aegrotus Reeve, 1849
Conus albus Sowerby, 1887
Conus buxeus Reeve, 1843
Conus cecilei Reeve, 1849
Conus crepusculum Reeve, 1843
Conus furvus Reeve, 1843
Conus granifer Sowerby, 1854
Conus lignarius Reeve, 1843
Conus multilineatus Sowerby, 1885
Conus polygrammus Tomlin, 1937
Calibanus furvus (Reeve, 1843)
Conus albicans G. B. Sowerby II, 1857
Conus albus G. B. Sowerby III, 1887
Conus buxeus Reeve, 1844
Conus cecilei Kiener, 1845
Conus crepusculum Reeve, 1844
Conus granifer Reeve, 1849
Conus multilineatus G. B. Sowerby III, 1875
Conus neobuxeus da Motta, 1991
Conus nivalis da Motta, 1985
Conus turritinus da Motta, 1985

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 92.75) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at -
  • Kohn, AJ The Conus Biodiversity website Available at -
  • Paganelli, G Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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