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Conus imperialis Imperial Cone


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lexID:
12764 
AphiaID:
215501 
Scientific:
Conus imperialis 
German:
Kaiserkegel, Kaiser-Kegelschnecke 
English:
Imperial Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > imperialis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Australia, China, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Philippines, Queensland, South-Africa 
Sea depth:
- 65 Meter 
Size:
1.57" - 4.33" (4cm - 11cm) 
Temperature:
- 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory, Snails, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-07 11:29:04 

Toxicity


Conus imperialis is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus imperialis, 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:
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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 imperialis Linnaeus, 1758

Like all species within the genus Conus, Conus imperialis 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 !

Synonymised names:
Conus (Stephanoconus) imperialis Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Conus dautzenbergi Fenaux, 1942
Conus douvillei Fenaux, 1942 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus douvillei Cossmann & Pissaro, 1901)
Conus imperialis compactus Wils, 1970
Conus imperialis flavescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus flavescens G.B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Conus imperialis nigrescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus nigrescens G. B. Sowerby II, 1860)
Conus viridulus Lamarck, 1810
Cucullus coronaducalis Röding, 1798
Cucullus imperialis Röding, 1798
Cucullus regius Röding, 1798
Rhombiconus imperialis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Direct children (5):
Subspecies Conus imperialis imperialis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Conus imperialis queketti E. A. Smith, 1906
Subspecies Conus imperialis compactus Wils, 1970 accepted as Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Conus imperialis flavescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 accepted as Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus flavescens G.B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Subspecies Conus imperialis nigrescens Barros e Cunha, 1933 accepted as Conus imperialis Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus nigrescens G. B. Sowerby II, 1860)

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