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Conus lividus Livid Cone

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


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Conus lividus - Livid cone, 64mm, This one was apparently eating a worm.Kwajalein 2009


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

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lexID:
14139 
AphiaID:
215541 
Scientific:
Conus lividus 
German:
Bleifarbiger-Kegel 
English:
Livid Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > lividus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Occurrence:
Australia, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Marschall Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Zealand, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, South-Africa, Tansania 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1.18" - 1.97" (3cm - 5cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory, Worms 
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:
2021-09-29 19:34:36 

Toxicity


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

The shell colour is light yellow to fawn, to dark purplish brown, with a single whitish band across the centre of the body whorl and another around shoulders. Base of the shell purplish-brown. Aperture narrow and purple with faint central, white band.

Like all species within the genus Conus, the Livide Cone is predatory and venomous.

Diet: Polychaeta,Terebellidae, Enteropneusta and Nemertea.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Lividoconus) lividus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792· accepted, alternate representation
Conus lividus var. detritus Menke, 1830
Conus plebejus Link, 1807
Conus primula Reeve, 1849
Conus virgo var. fasciata Menke, 1828 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus fasciatus Schröter, 1803, and several others)
Cucullus monachos Röding, 1798
Lividoconus lividus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)

Direct children (1):
Variety Conus lividus var. detritus Menke, 1830 accepted as Conus lividus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

External links

  1. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 29.09.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 29.09.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 29.09.2021.

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