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Conus musicus Music Cone

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


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Conus-musicus-jj-0072-122908_Musical cone, 24mm, Kwajalein 2009


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

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lexID:
14113 
AphiaID:
215435 
Scientific:
Conus musicus 
German:
Musik-Kegel 
English:
Music Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > musicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Fiji, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mozambique, Red Sea, Sri Lanka, Tansania, The Ryukyu Islands 
Sea depth:
1 - 18 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 1.18" (1,4cm - 3,0cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°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:
2021-09-22 19:57:15 

Toxicity


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

The colour of the shell is whitish, with light ash-violet broad bands and narrow revolving lines of chocolate, broken up into short lines and spots. The spire is often slightly coronate, rayed with chocolate. Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous.

Diet: Polyachete worms Family Nereididae und Eunicidae.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Harmoniconus) musicus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792· accepted, alternate representation
Conus acutus G. B. Sowerby II, 1857 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus acutus Anton, 1838)
Conus ceylanensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus ceylonicus G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1875 (misspelling of original species name, Conus ceylanicus.)
Conus mighelsi Kiener, 1847
Harmoniconus musicus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)

Direct children (1):
Subspecies Conus musicus parvatus Walls, 1979 accepted as Conus parvatus Walls, 1979 (original rank)

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 22.09.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 22.09.2021.
  3. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 22.09.2021.
  4. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 22.09.2021.

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