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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Conoidea: Conidae

Conus scopulorum Van Mol, Tursch & Kempf, 1971


Range: 1.55°S to 6°S; 46.82°W to 29.3°W
Depth: 47 to 120 m (live 49 to 100 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 26.5  mm

Synonymy

Conus aurantius auct. non Hwass, 1792
Conus dominicanus auct. non Hwass, 1792
Conus scopulorum Van Mol, Tursch & Kempf, 1971
Leptoconus scopulorum (Van Mol, Tursch & Kempf, 1971) 

Details


Conus scopulorum Van Mol, Tursch & Kempf, 1971, p. 162-165, figs. 3-6
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, 353'S, 3237.2'W
Range: 1.55°S to 6°S; 46.82°W to 32.47°W
Depth: 47 to 100 m (live 49 to 100 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 26.5 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Para, Ceara, Atol das Rocas, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte
References: Van Mol, Tursch & Kempf (1971) DdLlNSEWM
Comments: Venezuelan record of Princz (1982a) needs confirmation.
Combining Genera:  Leptoconus

Conus aurantius auct. non Hwass, 1792, 
[Not available]
Range: 3°S to 6°S; 42°W to 29.3°W
Depth: 47 to 120 m
Maximum Reported Size: 26 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Maranhao, Ceara, Atol das Rocas, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte
References: Rios (1985) DdNSEWM; Vink & Cosel (1985) s
Comments: Misidentification by Rios (1985); Leal (1991b).

Conus dominicanus auct. non Hwass, 1792, 
[Not available]
References: Van Mol, Tursch & Kempf (1971) s
Comments: Misidentification by Van Mol, Tursch & Kempf (1967).


Partial List of References

Van Mol, J. J., B. Tursch and M. Kempf. 1971. Further notes on Brazilian Conidae Zoologische Mededelingen 45 161-166, pl. 1. [Stated date: 15 Mar 1971.]

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