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Conus obscurus Obscure cone


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lexID:
11264 
AphiaID:
215476 
Scientific:
Conus obscurus 
German:
Kegelschnecke 
English:
Obscure Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > obscurus (Species) 
Initial determination:
G. B. Sowerby I, 1833 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Corea, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Kermadec Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - .150 Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 1.97" (2,5cm - 5,3cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - (0°C - 28,5°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes) 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-11 12:11:15 

Toxicity


Conus obscurus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus obscurus, 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:
[overview_and_url_DE]
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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Husbandry

Conus obscurus G. B. Sowerby I, 1833



Synonymised names:
Conus (Gastridium) obscurus G. B. Sowerby I, 1833· accepted, alternate representation
Conus halitropus Bartsch & Rehder, 1943
Protostrioconus obscurus (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)

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