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Conus marmoreus Marble Cone

Conus marmoreusis commonly referred to as Marble Cone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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Conus-marmoreus-k02-090526This one is eating a Conus pulicarius.Kwajalein 2009


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lexID:
14108 
AphiaID:
215457 
Scientific:
Conus marmoreus 
German:
Marmor-Kegel 
English:
Marble Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > marmoreus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 3.94" (10 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory, Snails 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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:
2021-09-20 14:33:27 

Toxicity


Conus marmoreus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus marmoreus, 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 marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758

Like all species within the genus Conus,Conus circumcisus snails are predatory and venomous.

Diet: Mainly gastropods, including other Cone snails.

Synonyme:
Conus (Conus) marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Conus crosseanus Bernardi, 1861 (a form of Conus marmoreus)
Conus crosseanus var. lineata Crosse, 1878 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus lineatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)
Conus maculatus Perry, 1811 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus maculatus Bosc, 1801)
Conus marmoreus var. granulatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1839 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus granulatus Linnaeus, 1758)
Conus pseudomarmoreus Crosse, 1875
Conus suffusus G. B. Sowerby II, 1870
Conus suffusus var. noumeensis Crosse, 1872
Cucullus proarchithalassus Röding, 1798

Direct children (2):
Subspecies Conus marmoreus bandanus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 accepted as Conus bandanus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Variety Conus marmoreus var. granulatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1839 accepted as Conus marmoreus Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus granulatus Linnaeus, 1758)

External links

  1. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 20.09.2021.

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