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Conus marielae Mariel's cone

Conus marielaeis commonly referred to as Mariel's cone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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Conus-marielae-k01_ Mariel's cone, 49mm_Kwajalein 2009


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lexID:
14181 
AphiaID:
567767 
Scientific:
Conus marielae 
German:
Mariels-Kegel 
English:
Mariel's Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > marielae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rehder & B. R. Wilson, 1975 
Occurrence:
French Polynesia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Pitcairn Islands, South-Pazific, Tahiti 
Sea depth:
- 60 Meter 
Size:
1.18" - 1.57" (3,4cm - 4,4cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, No reliable information available, Predatory 
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:
2021-10-14 14:09:06 

Toxicity


Conus marielae is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus marielae, 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 marielae Rehder & B. R. Wilson, 1975

Like all species within the genus Conus, the Mariel's cone is predatory and venomous. Shell of medium size, 34-44 mm elongately obconic, coronate. Colour: yellowish white or white with scarlet markings.

Similar and most closely related to Conus moluccensis (colour markings brown).

Synonymised names:
Conus (Phasmoconus) marielae Rehder & B. R. Wilson, 1975· accepted, alternate representation
Conus moluccensis marielae Rehder & B. R. Wilson, 1975
Fulgiconus marielae (Rehder & B. R. Wilson, 1975)
Phasmoconus marielae (Rehder & B. R. Wilson, 1975)

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 14.10.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 14.10.2021.

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