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Conus pertusus Pertusus Cone, Lovely Cone

Conus pertususis commonly referred to as Pertusus Cone, Lovely Cone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Conus-pertusus-jj-0154-060710_Conus pertusus 53mm, Kwajalein 2020


Courtesy of the author Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater . Please visit www.underwaterkwaj.com for more information.

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lexID:
14105 
AphiaID:
215454 
Scientific:
Conus pertusus 
German:
Pertusus-Kegel 
English:
Pertusus Cone, Lovely Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > pertusus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Occurrence:
Australia, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Marschall Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Mozambique, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), South-Africa 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 2.36" (2cm - 6,9cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, No reliable information available, Predatory 
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:
2021-09-19 19:25:53 

Toxicity


Conus pertusus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus pertusus, 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_and_url_DE]
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 pertusus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Conus pertusus is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails. This is a species which is believed to feed mostly on marine molluscs including other cone snail,

The size of an adult Conus pertusus shell varies between 20 mm and 69 mm. The spire is convex, rather obtuse. The body whorl is encircled by distant punctate striae. The colour of the shell is rosy tinged with yellow and interruptedly banded with white blotches below the shoulder and in the middle of the body-whorl.

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 19.09.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.09.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 19.09.2021.

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