Bermuda Cone

(Hwass, 1792)

Conasprella mindana

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 336068

Shell Information

Maximum length (mm): 50

Dextral

Chirality:

The bermuda cone has a blunt spire. The body whorl has beaded spiral ribs. This shell has patches of white and orange-brown coloration on the body whorl. There are white and dark brown patches on the spire that fades to a tan at the top.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Bermuda to Brazil

0 to 210 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Conasprella mindana (Hwass, 1792). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=836701 on 2022-09-16

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. Garc?a. 29. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579?699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.

Rosenberg, G. 2009. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/