HusbandryConus litteratus Linnaeus, 1758
Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all. The conotoxin of this species is extremely dangerous to humans !
Conus litteratus hunts and eats marine worms.
Conus (Elisaconus) litteratus Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Conus arabicus Lamarck, 1810
Conus grueneri Reeve, 1844
Cucullus pardus Röding, 1798
Elisaconus litteratus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Strategoconus litteratus (Linnaeus, 1758)