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Conus miles

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


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Conus miles,worm eating cone shell. 40mm, Kwajalein Atoll,2016


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

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lexID:
14103 
AphiaID:
215479 
Scientific:
Conus miles 
German:
Soldaten-Kegel 
English:
Soldier Cone 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > miles (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
5 cm - 13 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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in this lexicon
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-18 16:50:44 

Toxicity


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

Conus miles 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 Soldier cone can be found in around shallow reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. This cspecies is a worm eating cone shell.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Rhizoconus) miles Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Rhizoconus miles (Linnaeus, 1758)

External links

  1. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 18.09.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 18.09.2021.

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