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Conus bullatus Bubble Cone


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lexID:
12916 
AphiaID:
215495 
Scientific:
Conus bullatus 
German:
Blasen-Kegel 
English:
Bubble Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > bullatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
China, East Africa, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Philippines, South-Pazific, Thailand, Zanzibar 
Sea depth:
- 240 Meter 
Size:
1.57" - 3.15" (4,5cm - 8cm) 
Temperature:
- 73.4 °F (°C - 23°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Fish (little fishes), Predatory 
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
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-22 18:30:42 

Toxicity


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

Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. Diet: other molluscs and fishes.

The colour of the shell is white, clouded with orange-red and chestnut, forming two ill-defined bands. The thin shell is inflated and grooved below, refer to the name Bubble Cone.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Textilia) bullatus Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Conus bullatus pongo Coomans, Moolenbeek & Wils, 1982 (synonym of Conus bullatus)
Conus bullatus var. articulata Dautzenberg, 1937 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus articulatus G.B. Sowerby II, 1873)
Conus nubecula Gmelin, 1791
Cucullus laganum Röding, 1798
Cucullus parvus Röding, 1798
Textilia bullata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Textilia bullata f. pongo Shikama & Oishi, 1977 (not available: established at infrasubspecific rank)

Direct children (2):
Subspecies Conus bullatus pongo Coomans, Moolenbeek & Wils, 1982 accepted as Conus bullatus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym of Conus bullatus)
Variety Conus bullatus var. articulata Dautzenberg, 1937 accepted as Conus bullatus Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus articulatus G.B. Sowerby II, 1873)

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