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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Conoidea: Conidae

Conus jaspideus Gmelin, 1791

Range: 28.47°N to 4°S; 93.47°W to 41°W
Depth: 0 to 97 m (live 0 to 6 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 30  mm


Conus jaspideus Gmelin, 1791
Profundiconus jaspideus (Gmelin, 1791) 
Conus verrucosus Hwass, 1792
Profundiconus verrucosus (Hwass, 1792) 
Jaspidiconus verrucosus (Hwass, 1792) 
Conus sulcatus Mühlfeld, 1816
Conus corrugatus Sowerby II, 1870
Conasprella corrugatus (Sowerby II, 1870) 


Conus jaspideus Gmelin, 1791, p. 3387, [Martini, 1773, pl. 55, fig. 612; Vink 1991, p. 17, bottom (neotype)]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown [Off Monos Island, Trinidad (neotype)]
Range: 12°N to 4°S; 72°W to 41°W
Depth: 0 to 97 m (live 0 to 6 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 30 mm
Distribution: Colombia, Venezuela: unlocalized; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Grenada; Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad; Brazil: Amapa, Ceara
References: Clench (1942b) T; Princz (1978b); Vink (1991) Neotype
Comments: Vink (1991) designated a neotype, restricting the species to the southern Caribbean and northern Brazil. Hendricks (2009) treated a number of species described as fossils as synonyms of C. jaspideus, but because he lumped C. stearnsii and C. pealii with C. jaspideus, those synonymies are not followed here. The identity of specimens reported by Macsotay & Campos (2001) from Isla Margarita is uncertain as they did not illustrate a specimen, and included in synonym C. jaspideus caboblanquensis, which F. H. A. Costa (1994) placed under C. puncticulatus.
Combining Genera:  Profundiconus

Conus corrugatus Sowerby II, 1870b, p. 257, pl. 22, fig. 7
Type Locality: Unknown
References: Vink (1991) s
Combining Genera:  Conasprella

Conus sulcatus Mühlfeld, 1816, p. 3-4, pl. 1, fig. 1
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Africanische Küste von Marocko [in error, fide Kohn (1992)]
Maximum Reported Size: 9.3 mm
References: Kohn (1986) sM
Comments: Non Hwass, 1792.

Conus verrucosus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792a, p. 708-709, [1798, pl. 333, fig. 4]
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Sénégal; Mosambique [corrected to Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo by Clench (1942)]
Range: 28.47°N to 4°N; 93.47°W to 51°W
Depth: 46 m
Maximum Reported Size: 27 mm
Distribution: Panama, Puerto Rico, Surinam, Brazil
References: Clench (1942b) T; Springer & Bullis (1956) DNW; Kohn (1968) M; Vink (1991) s
Combining Genera:  Jaspidiconus Profundiconus

Partial List of References

Bruguière, [J.-G.] 1792. Encyclopédie Méthodique. Histoire Naturelle des Vers Encyclopédie Méthodique. Histoire Naturelle des Vers 1 345-757. Panckoucke: Paris.
Gmelin, J. F. 1791. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Editio decima tertia Systema Naturae, 13th ed., vol. 1(6) 3021-3910. Lipsiae.
Mühlfeld, J. C. M. von. 1816. Beschreibung einiger neuen Conchylien Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin Magazin für die Neuesten Entdeckungen in der Gesammten Naturkunde 8 3-11, pls. 1-2. [Stated date: -- --- 1818; true date: -- --- 1816.]
Sowerby, G. B., II. 1870. Descriptions of forty-eight new species of shells Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1870 249-259, pls. 21-22. [Stated date: 28 Apr 1870; true date: -- Nov 1870.]

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