Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Conus
Family: Conidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
infrenatus
NOTES

A cone-shaped shell to 45 mm. The outer lip is thin and the opening is long and narrow. Lives in crevices just below the low-tide mark and probably feeds on reef worms which it attacks by shooting out a dart that injects a paralysing toxin.


AUTHORITY
Reeve, 1848
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A white shell with brown markings
Colour: White
Notes: Heavily marked in brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Tassels
Osse
Cone shell
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1989 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Conus succinctus
Sciteconus infrenatus



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