Florida Cone

Crosse, 1865

Conus anabathrum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 200141

Shell Information

Maximum length (mm): 51

Dextral

Chirality:

The Florida cone has a white pointed spire patterned with spots of brown. The body whorl continues the spire coloration on its shoulder but is mostly a yellow to orange with irregularly spaced lines of spotted brown.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

East Florida to Quintana Roo

0 to 122 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Conus anabathrum Crosse, 1865. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420200 on 2021-06-23

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/