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Conus coffeae

Conus coffeaeis commonly referred to as Coffee Cone, Leaden Cone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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Conus coffeae Gmelin, 1791,Scab cone, 41mm


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

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lexID:
12934 
AphiaID:
426459 
Scientific:
Conus coffeae 
German:
Kaffee-Kegel 
English:
Coffee Cone, Leaden Cone 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > coffeae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gmelin, 1791 
Sea depth:
2 - 30 Meter 
Size:
1,8 cm - 5,1 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°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
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2020-04-08 20:21:32 

Toxicity


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

Like all species within the genus Conus, the Coffee Cone is predatory and venomous. Conus coffeae is common in on intertidal and shallow subtidal lagoon and seaward reefs, usually found under rocks during the day. Conus Coffeae is vermivorous, feeding on Eunicidae.

Similar to Conus glans und Conus tenuistriatus.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Leporiconus) coffeae Gmelin, 1791· accepted, alternate representation
Conus fabula G. B. Sowerby I, 1833
Cucullus caffer Röding, 1798 (objective synonym)
Leporiconus coffeae (Gmelin, 1791)

External links

  1. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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