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Conus mustelinus Weasel Cone

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


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Conus-mustelinus-jj-4829-043012_Weasel cone, 59mm, Kwajalein 2009


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

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lexID:
14176 
AphiaID:
215445 
Scientific:
Conus mustelinus 
German:
Wiesel-Kegel 
English:
Weasel Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > mustelinus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Fiji, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Japan, Marschall Islands, Mozambique 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1.97" - 4.33" (5,5cm - 11cm) 
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:
2021-10-12 20:27:41 

Toxicity


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

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

Diet: Polychaete worms, mainly Family Eunicidae und Nereididae.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Leptoconus) zukiae Shikama, 1979
Conus (Rhizoconus) mustelinus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792· accepted, alternate representation
Conus australis Schröter, 1803 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus australis Holten, 1802)
Conus melinus Shikama, 1964
Conus zukiae Shikama, 1979
Rhizoconus mustelinus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 12.10.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 12.10.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 12.10.2021.

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