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Conus varius Freckled Cone

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


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Conus-varius-jj-2810-082816,Varius cone, 51mm, Kwajalein 2009


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

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lexID:
14192 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Conus varius 
German:
Flecken-Kegel 
English:
Freckled Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > varius (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Aldabra Group, Australia, East Africa, Fiji, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Marschall Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mozambique, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Tansania 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1.18" - 2.36" (3,5cm - 6,0cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°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:
2021-10-18 13:50:53 

Toxicity


Conus varius is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus varius, 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 varius Linnaeus, 1758

Like all species within the genus Conus, the Freckled cone is predatory and venomous. The colour of the shell is white, marbled with orange, rose, chestnut or chocolate, with sometimes revolving lines of spots.

Diet: Hihgly probable polychaete worms.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Strategoconus) buniatus (Bozzetti, 2013)
Conus (Strategoconus) varius Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Conus buniatus (Bozzetti, 2013)
Conus hevassii A. Adams, 1854
Conus pulchellus G. B. Sowerby I, 1834 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus pulchellus Swainson, 1822; C. hevassii is a replacement name)
Cucullus annularis Röding, 1798
Cucullus granulosus Röding, 1798
Cucullus radula Röding, 1798
Leptoconus varius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rolaniconus buniatus Bozzetti, 2013
Rolaniconus varius (Linnaeus, 1758)

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 18.10.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 18.10.2021.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 18.10.2021.
  4. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 18.10.2021.

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