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Conus textile Textile Cone Shell

Conus textile wird umgangssprachlich oft als Textil-Kegelschnecke, Weberkegel bezeichnet. Giftigkeit: Sehr giftig !!!

Profilbild Urheber Harry Rose, Australia

Conus textile 7,Textile Cone (Conus textile) found in an intertidal rockpool at One Tree Point (Minnie Waters) on the north coast of NSW Australia 2013

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Conus textile  
Textil-Kegel, Weber-Kegel 
Textile Cone Shell 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > textile (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
American Samoa, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Raja Amat, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 10 Meter 
3.54" - 3.94" (9cm - 10cm) 
73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) 
Fish (little fishes), Predatory, Snails, Worms 
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Highly toxic 
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Conus abbas
  • Conus abbreviatus
  • Conus abrolhosensis
  • Conus achatinus
  • Conus acutangulus
  • Conus adami
  • Conus adamsonii
  • Conus adenensis
  • Conus admirationis
  • Conus advertex
More related species
in this lexicon:
Last edit:
2017-06-05 20:37:46 


Conus textile is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus textile , inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide:

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!


Linnaeus, 1758

Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

C. textile eats mainly snails.

The conotoxin of this species is extremely dangerous to humans !!!

Conus (Cylinder) textile Linnaeus, 1758 ·
Conus archiepiscopus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus cholmondeleyi Melvill, 1900
Conus communis Swainson, 1840
Conus concatenatus Kiener, 1850
Conus corbula G. B. Sowerby II, 1858
Conus dilectus Gould, 1850
Conus euetrios G. B. Sowerby III, 1882
Conus eumitus Tomlin, 1926
Conus gloriamaris Perry, 1810
Conus panniculus Lamarck, 1810
Conus reteaureum Perry, 1811
Conus sirventi Fenaux, 1943
Conus suzannae van Rossum, 1990
Conus textile archiepiscopus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus textile dahlakensis da Motta, 1982
Conus textile var. euetrios G. B. Sowerby III
Conus textile var. loman Dautzenberg, 1937
Conus textile var. ponderosa Dautzenberg, 1932
Conus textilinus Kiener, 1847
Conus tigrinus G. B. Sowerby II, 1858
Conus undulatus [Lightfoot], 1786
Conus verriculum Reeve, 1843
Cucullus auratus Röding, 1798
Cucullus auriger Röding, 1798
Cucullus gloriamaris Röding, 1798
Cylinder textile (Linnaeus, 1758)
Darioconus textilis
Darioconus textilis osullivani Iredale, 1931

External links

  1. Flickr, Harry Rose, Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.



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