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Conus quercinus Oak Cone , Yellow Cone

Conus quercinusis commonly referred to as Oak Cone , Yellow Cone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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lexID:
13807 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Conus quercinus 
German:
Eichen-Kegel 
English:
Oak Cone , Yellow Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > quercinus (Species) 
Initial determination:
[Lightfoot], 1786 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bali, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hawaii, India, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Pacific Ocean, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea 
Sea depth:
1 - 70 Meter 
Size:
1.18" - 5.51" (3,5cm - 14cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Highly toxic 
CITES:
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-04-18 20:44:07 

Toxicity


Conus quercinus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus quercinus, 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:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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!

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Conus quercinus [Lightfoot], 1786

Conus quercinus, common names the oak cone or the yellow cone, is a marine gastropod n the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.

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.

Synonymised names:
Calamiconus jeffreyi Petuch & Sargent, 2011
Calamiconus quercinus (Lightfoot, 1786)
Cleobula albonerosa Garrard, 1966
Conus (Lividoconus) quercinus [Lightfoot], 1786· accepted, alternate representation
Conus akabensis G. B. Sowerby III, 1887
Conus cingulum Gmelin, 1791
Conus egregius G. B. Sowerby III, 1914
Conus fulvostriatus Fenaux, 1942
Conus hepaticus Kiener, 1847
Conus jeffreyi (Petuch & Sargent, 2011)
Conus ponderosus G. B. Sowerby II, 1858 (described in synonymy)
Conus quercinus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus quercinus var. albus Shaw, 1915 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus albus G.B. Sowerby III, 1887)
Conus quercinus var. ponderosus G. B. Sowerby II, 1858
Dendroconus quercinus (Solander in Lightfoot, 1786)

Direct children (2):
Variety Conus quercinus var. albus Shaw, 1915 accepted as Conus quercinus [Lightfoot], 1786 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus albus G.B. Sowerby III, 1887)
Variety Conus quercinus var. ponderosus G. B. Sowerby II, 1858 accepted as Conus quercinus [Lightfoot], 1786

External links

  1. gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 18.04.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 18.04.2021.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 18.04.2021.
  4. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 18.04.2021.

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