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Conus luteus Luteus Cone

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


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lexID:
14164 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Conus luteus 
German:
Luteus-Kegel 
English:
Luteus Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > luteus (Species) 
Initial determination:
G. B. Sowerby I, 1833 
Occurrence:
Anilao, Australia, French Polynesia, Marschall Islands, Philippines, Tuamoto Islands 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 1.97" (1,8cm - 5,4cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, No reliable information available, Predatory 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Highly toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
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:
2021-10-08 13:12:39 

Toxicity


Conus luteus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus luteus, 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 luteus G. B. Sowerby I, 1833

The colour of the shell is yellow, pink or purplish, encircled by chestnut lines which are mostly broken up into chestnut and white articulations. The aperture is purplish, with a central white band. Theliving animal is orange.

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

Synonymised names:
Conus (Leporiconus) luteus G. B. Sowerby I, 1833· accepted, alternate representation
Isoconus luteus (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Kioconus (Isoconus) luteus (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Leporiconus luteus (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)

Direct children (1):
Subspecies Conus luteus richardsae Röckel & Korn, 1992 accepted as Conus richardsae Röckel & Korn, 1992

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 08.10.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 08.10.2021.

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