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Conus aureus Aureus cone


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lexID:
12937 
AphiaID:
426369 
Scientific:
Conus aureus 
German:
Aureus-Kegel 
English:
Aureus Cone 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conidae (Family) > Conus (Genus) > aureus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Occurrence:
Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, New Caledonia, Queensland (Australia) 
Sea depth:
10 - 30 Meter 
Size:
1.57" - 3.15" (4,0cm - 8,2cm) 
Temperature:
- 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory, Snails 
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:
2020-04-11 16:11:01 

Toxicity


Conus aureus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus aureus, 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 aureus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Conus aureus belongs to the family Conidae.They live in warm and tropical shallow water.

Cone snails are carnivorous diet, prey on mollusks, worms and fish, they kill by poison. The poison that produce some types can be painful for people or even fatal. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

Conus aureus is one of the mollusk-eating tented cones. This species is seen primarily at night on lagoon pinnacles at depths from about 10-30m.

Synonymised names:
Conus (Cylinder) aureus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792· accepted, alternate representation
Conus aureus aureus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792· accepted, alternate representation
Conus auricomus Lamarck, 1810 (invalid: junior homonym of C. auricomus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)
Cylinder aureus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)
Cylinder aureus aureus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)· accepted, alternate representation

Direct children (2):
Subspecies Conus aureus paulucciae G. B. Sowerby III, 1887
Subspecies Conus aureus aureus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 represented as Conus aureus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

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