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Conus monile

Conus monileis commonly referred to as Marble cone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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lexID:
7545 
AphiaID:
428212 
Scientific:
Conus monile 
German:
Gefleckte Kegelschnecke 
English:
Marble Cone 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > monile (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
3 cm - 15 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
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:
2020-03-26 13:45:53 

Toxicity


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

Info

Conus monile Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Conus monile is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails. This is a species which is believed to feed mostly on marine molluscs including other cone snail

The Marble cone must be carefully handled, as it can inflict painful bites with its poisonous, arrow-like teeth.

This Con snail is extremely venomous!!!

Synonymised names:
Conus (Strategoconus) monile Hwass in Bruguière, 1792· accepted, alternate representation
Conus marmoreus Perry, 1811
Cucullus cereolus Röding, 1798
Cucullus ornatus Röding, 1798
Strategoconus monile (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)

External links

  1. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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„Conus marmoreus feeding on cowrie“. Lizenziert unter Gemeinfrei über Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Conus_marmoreus_feeding_on_cowrie.jpg#/media/File:Conus_marmoreus_feed
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Conus marmoreus (c) by Anders Poulson
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Conus marmoreus (c) by Anders Poulson
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