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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Conoidea: Conidae

Conus mindanus Hwass, 1792

Range: 32.3°N to 23°S; 91°W to 38.68°W
Depth: 0 to 210 m (live 0 to 153 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 50  mm


Leptoconus mindanus (Hwass, 1792) 
Jaspidiconus mindanus (Hwass, 1792) 
Conus mindanus Hwass, 1792
Leptoconus elventinus (Duclos, 1833) 
Conus elventinus Duclos, 1833
Conus rosaceus Sowerby II, 1834
Leptoconus cretaceus (Kiener, 1845) 
Conus cretaceus Kiener, 1845
Leptoconus anaglypticus (Crosse, 1865) 
Conus anaglypticus Crosse, 1865
Conus agassizii Dall, 1886
Jaspidiconus agassizii (Dall, 1886) 
Jaspidiconus bermudensis (Clench, 1942) 
Conus bermudensis Clench, 1942
Leptoconus bermudensis (Clench, 1942) 
Leptoconus lymani (Clench, 1942) 
Conus lymani Clench, 1942
Conus vanhyningi Rehder, 1945
Jaspidiconus vanhyningi (Rehder, 1945) 
Leptoconus vanhyningi (Rehder, 1945) 
Conus branhamae Clench, 1953
Leptoconus branhamae (Clench, 1953) 
Jaspidiconus branhamae (Clench, 1953) 
Conus karinae Usticke, 1968
Jaspidiconus iansa (Petuch, 1979) 
Conus iansa Petuch, 1979


Conus mindanus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792a, p. 711, [1798, pl. 330, fig. 7]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: 'Philippines' [in error]
Range: 32.3°N to 23°S; 90.5°W to 41°W
Depth: 0 to 153 m (live 0 to 153 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 45 mm
Distribution: Mexico: Campeche Bank; Colombia: Offshore islands; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Brazil: Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro
References: Radwin (1969); Ortiz-Corps (1985); F. H. A. Costa (1994a) DdLlT; Espinosa & Ortea (2001a) {W}; García (2007b) W
Combining Genera:  Jaspidiconus Leptoconus

Conus agassizii Dall, 1886a,  pl. 9, figs. 8-8a
Type Locality: Not stated [Blake sta. 132, near Santa Cruz, 115 fms.; sta. 272, Barbados, 76 fms.; Bermuda (Dall 1889a)] [Lectotype from sta. 132, St. Croix (Clench 1942)]
Range: 32.3°N to 13.07°N; 91°W to 59.61°W
Depth: 139 to 210 m
Maximum Reported Size: 45 mm
Distribution: USA: Louisiana; Bermuda, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The Grenadines; Barbados
References: Dall (1889a) DdNSE{W}M; Dall & Simpson (1901); Clench (1942b) T; García (2000) W; Petuch (2004: 292)
Combining Genera:  Jaspidiconus

Conus anaglypticus Crosse, 1865b, p. 314-315, pl. 11, fig. 8-8a
Type Locality: In insulis Antillis
Maximum Reported Size: 17 mm
References: Crosse (1865b) M; Coomans et al. (1980) s; Vink (1991) v
Combining Genera:  Leptoconus

Conus anaglyptus sic, 
[Not available]
Comments: Error for anaglypticus by Sowerby (1866).

Conus bermudensis Clench, 1942b, p. 34-35, pl. 13, fig. 4
Type Locality: Dyer Island, Bermuda
Range: 32.3°N to 30°N; 80°W to 64.8°W
Depth: 4 to 4.5 m
Maximum Reported Size: 50 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida; Bermuda
References: Waller (1973) Dd
Combining Genera:  Jaspidiconus Leptoconus

Conus jaspideus branhamae Clench, 1953b, p. 364-365, pl. 181, fig. 2
Type Locality: Green Turtle Cay, Great Abaco, Bahamas
Range: 26.8°N ; 77.3°W
Depth: 0 m
Maximum Reported Size: 27.5 mm
Distribution: Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little)
References: Clench (1953b) DdNSEWM; Coomans et al. (1985b: 181) s; Vink (1991) v; Petuch (2004: 292)
Combining Genera:  Jaspidiconus Leptoconus

Conus cretaceus Kiener, 1845b, p. [Kiener 1849, p. 264], pl. 99, fig. 1
Type Locality: Unknown
Maximum Reported Size: 32 mm
References: Kiener (1849) M; Coomans et al. (1985a) s
Combining Genera:  Leptoconus

Conus elventinus Duclos, 1833, 
Maximum Reported Size: 40 mm
References: Coomans et al. (1986) sT; Kohn (1992) M
Combining Genera:  Leptoconus

Conus iansa Petuch, 1979b, p. 524-525, fig. 4G-H
Type Locality: 2 km east of Santa Barbara Is., Abrolhos Archipelago, Bahia State, Brazil, 17°57'S, 38°41'W, 25 m
Range: 17.42°S to 17.95°S; 39.13°W to 38.68°W
Depth: 1 to 25 m
Maximum Reported Size: 14 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Abrolhos Islands
References: Petuch (1979b) DdNSEWM; Vink (1983) s; F. H. A. Costa (1994c) s
Combining Genera:  Jaspidiconus

Conus karinae Usticke, 1968, p. 9-10, pl. 2, fig. 992
Type Locality: North of Fredricksted, St. Croix [locality of the lectotype according to Boyko & Cordeiro 2001]
Range: 17.8°N to 12°N; 70°W to 64.9°W
Maximum Reported Size: 34 mm
Distribution: ABC Islands: Aruba; Virgin Islands: St. Croix
References: Usticke (1968) NSEWM; Usticke (1971) T; Coomans et al. (1979b: 89) s; Vink (1991) s; Boyko & Cordeiro (2001a)

Conus bermudensis lymani Clench, 1942b, p. 35-36, pl. 13, fig. 3
Type Locality: Off Nellies Point, South Lake Worth, Palm Beach Co., Florida
Range: 27°N to 22°N; 84°W to 80°W
Depth: 46 m
Maximum Reported Size: 34 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida; Cuba: Pinar del Rio, North Havana Province
References: Clench (1942b) NEM; Sarasúa (1970) SW; Coomans et al. (1979b: 89) s
Combining Genera:  Leptoconus

Conus rosaceus Sowerby II, 1834a,  pl. 54, fig. 65
Type Locality: Not stated
Maximum Reported Size: 34 mm
References: Sowerby II (1834a) M; Coomans et al. (1979b: 89) s; Kohn (1992) T
Comments: Non Dillwyn, 1817.

Conus verrucosus vanhyningi Rehder, 1945, p. 106
Type Locality: Beach off Pompano, Broward County, Florida
Range: 26.2°N ; 80.1°W
Maximum Reported Size: 17 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida
References: Rehder (1943b) NSEWM
Combining Genera:  Jaspidiconus Leptoconus

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.
Clench, W. J. 1942. The Genus Conus in the Western Atlantic Johnsonia 1(6) 1-40. [Stated date: 05 Dec 1942.]
Clench, W. J. 1953. The genus Conus in the Western Atlantic Johnsonia 2 362-376. [Stated date: 13 Apr 1953.]
Crosse, H. 1865. Description de Cônes nouveaux provenant de la collection Cuming Journal de Conchyliologie 13 299-315, pls. 9-11. [Stated date: 01 Jul 1865.]
Dall, W. H. 1886. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1887-78), and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U. S. Coast Survey Steamer 'Blake,' Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 12 171-318, pls. 1-9. [Stated date: -- --- 1886; true date: -- Sep 1886.]
Kiener, L. C. 1845. Genre Cone. (Conus, Lin.) Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes 2 pls. 1-111
Petuch, E. J. 1979. New gastropods from the Abrolhos Archipelago and reef complex, Brazil Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 92 510-526. [Stated date: 18 Oct 1979.]
Rehder, H. A. 1945. A note on the Bolten catalogue Nautilus 59 50-52. [Stated date: -- Oct 1945.]
Sowerby, G. B., II. 1834. Conus Conchological Illustrations pls. 54-55 [True date: 15 Apr 1834.]
Usticke, G. W. Nowell. 1968. Caribbean Cones from St. Croix and the Lesser Antilles  31 pp., 4 pls. Author. [Stated date: -- --- 1968; true date: post Oct.]

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