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Conus floccatus

Conus floccatusis commonly referred to as Floccatus cone, Snow Flaked Cone, Clouded Cone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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Conus floccatus Sowerby, 1839,Floccatus cone, 64mm


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

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13146 
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Scientific:
Conus floccatus 
German:
Floccatus-Kegel, Schneeflocken-Kegel 
English:
Floccatus Cone, Snow Flaked Cone, Clouded Cone 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > floccatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
G. B. Sowerby I, 1841 
Sea depth:
20 - 150 Meter 
Size:
3,5 cm - 8,6 cm 
Weight:
0,022 kg 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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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in this lexicon
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-07-10 22:10:55 

Toxicity


Conus floccatus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus floccatus, 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 floccatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1841

Like all species within the genus Conus,Conus floccatus are predatory and venomous.

Conus floccatus is one of the more variable cone shells. Its background colour range from near white to yellow to lavender and the dark markings on the shells vary in shape and arrangement. This is a nocturnally active fish-eating cone

Synonymised names:
Conus (Pionoconus) floccatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1841· accepted, alternate representation
Conus circumsignatus Crosse, 1865
Conus magdalenae Kiener, 1847
Textilia floccata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1841)

External links

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

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