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Conus ventricosus Mediterranean Cone

Conus ventricosusis commonly referred to as Mediterranean Cone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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lexID:
2858 
AphiaID:
428401 
Scientific:
Conus ventricosus 
German:
Mittelmeer-Kegel 
English:
Mediterranean Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > ventricosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gmelin, 1791 
Occurrence:
Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 2.36" (1,3cm - 6,3cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory, Snails, Worms 
Tank:
22 gal (~ 100L) 
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:
2021-09-27 20:51:53 

Toxicity


Conus ventricosus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus ventricosus, 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 ventricosus Gmelin, 1791

Conus ventricosus, common name the Mediterranean cone, is a sea snail in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.

Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Lautoconus) ventricosus Gmelin, 1791· accepted, alternate representation
Conus adansonii Lamarck, 1810
Conus adriaticus Nardo, 1847
Conus amazonicus Nardo, 1847
Conus cailliaudii Jay, 1846
Conus chersoideus Nardo, 1847
Conus cinctus Bosc, 1801
Conus clodianus Nardo, 1847
Conus cretheus Nardo, 1847
Conus epaphus Nardo, 1847
Conus epaticus Renier, 1804 (unavailable name: published in a work placed on the Official Index of Invalid and Rejected Specific Names in Zoology by ICZN Opinion 316)
Conus errosus Renier, 1804 (unavailable name: published in a work placed on the Official Index of Invalid and Rejected Specific Names in Zoology by ICZN Opinion 316)
Conus fortis Renier, 1804 (unavailable name: published in a work placed on the Official Index of Invalid and Rejected Specific Names in Zoology by ICZN Opinion 316)
Conus galloprovincialis Locard, 1886
Conus galloprovincialis var. lineolata Locard & Caziot, 1900 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1832)
Conus galloprovincialis var. minor Locard & Caziot, 1900 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus ventricosus var. minor Monterosato, 1878)
Conus galloprovincialis var. producta Coen, 1933
Conus galloprovincialis var. turrita Coen, 1933
Conus glaucescens G. B. Sowerby I, 1834
Conus grossii Maravigna, 1853 (synonym)
Conus guestieri Lorois, 1860
Conus hanleyi G. B. Sowerby II, 1857
Conus herillus Nardo, 1847
Conus humilis von Salis Marschlins, 1793
Conus ignobilis Olivi, 1792 (synonym)
Conus ignobilis var. rufa Scacchi, 1836
Conus inaequalis Reeve, 1849
Conus intermedius Lamarck, 1810
Conus istriensis Nardo, 1847
Conus jamaicensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus jaspis Salis Marschlins, 1793 (synonym)
Conus listeri Renier, 1804 (unavailable name: published in a work placed on the Official Index of Invalid and Rejected Specific Names in Zoology by ICZN Opinion 316)
Conus madurensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus mediterraneus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus mediterraneus f. gaudiosus Nicolay, 1978 (unavailable name: established as a "form" after 1960)
Conus mediterraneus var. acuta Requien, 1848
Conus mediterraneus var. alalmus de Gregorio, 1885
Conus mediterraneus var. alba Coen, 1933 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus virgo alba Spalowsky, 1795)
Conus mediterraneus var. albina Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882
Conus mediterraneus var. alticonica Pallary, 1904 (synonym)
Conus mediterraneus var. amigus de Gregorio, 1885
Conus mediterraneus var. arenaria Monterosato, 1917
Conus mediterraneus var. ater Philippi, 1836
Conus mediterraneus var. atra Philippi, 1844 (synonym)
Conus mediterraneus var. caerulescens Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1883
Conus mediterraneus var. carinata Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1884 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus carinatus Swainson, 1822)
Conus mediterraneus var. castanea Coen, 1933
Conus mediterraneus var. debilis Monterosato, 1917
Conus mediterraneus var. elongata Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1885
Conus mediterraneus var. elpus de Gregorio, 1885
Conus mediterraneus var. emisus de Gregorio, 1885
Conus mediterraneus var. fasciata Requien, 1848 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus fasciatus Schröter, 1803, and several others)
Conus mediterraneus var. flammulata Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882
Conus mediterraneus var. flavescens Coen, 1933 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus flavescens G.B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Conus mediterraneus var. fusca Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882
Conus mediterraneus var. interrupta Coen, 1933 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus interruptus Wood, 1828)
Conus mediterraneus var. lutea Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus luteus G.B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Conus mediterraneus var. major Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882
Conus mediterraneus var. marmoratus Philippi, 1836 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus marmoratus Holten, 1802)
Conus mediterraneus var. minor Monterosato, 1878
Conus mediterraneus var. oblonga Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882
Conus mediterraneus var. obtusa Requien, 1848
Conus mediterraneus var. pallida Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882
Conus mediterraneus var. pereirae de Gregorio, 1885
Conus mediterraneus var. persistens Kobelt, 1906
Conus mediterraneus var. pretunculus Monterosato, 1917
Conus mediterraneus var. rubens Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882
Conus mediterraneus var. rufatra de Gregorio, 1885
Conus mediterraneus var. scalare Dautzenberg, 1911 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus scalaris Valenciennes, 1832)
Conus mediterraneus var. scalaris Pallary, 1912 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus scalaris Valenciennes, 1832)
Conus mediterraneus var. subconcolor Requien, 1848
Conus mediterraneus var. subviridis de Gregorio, 1885
Conus olivaceus Salis Marschlins, 1793 (synonym)
Conus olivaceus Kiener, 1850 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus olivaceus Salis, 1793)
Conus pallans Nardo, 1847
Conus phegeus Nardo, 1847
Conus postdiluvianus Risso, 1826
Conus rusticus Poli, 1826 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus rusticus Linnaeus, 1758)
Conus stercutius Nardo, 1847
Conus submediterraneus Locard, 1886 (synonym)
Conus thuscus Nardo, 1847
Conus trunculus Monterosato, 1899
Conus vayssierei var. ossea Monterosato, 1917
Conus ventricosus mediterraneus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus ventricosus var. empismus de Gregorio, 1885
Conus zealandicus Hutton, 1873
Cucullus annulas Noodt, 1819
Cucullus glaucus Röding, 1798
Lautoconus mediterraneus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)
Lautoconus mediterraneus var. noeformis Monterosato, 1923
Lautoconus ventricosus (Gmelin, 1791)

Direct children (2):
Subspecies Conus ventricosus mediterraneus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 accepted as Conus ventricosus Gmelin, 1791
Variety Conus ventricosus var. empismus de Gregorio, 1885 accepted as Conus ventricosus Gmelin, 1791

External links

  1. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 27.09.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 27.09.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 27.09.2021.

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