Jasper Cone

(Gmelin, 1791)

Conasprella jaspidea

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Shell Information

Length up to (mm): 30

Dextral

Chirality:

This shell has regularly spaced spiral ribs on the body whorl. It can range in color from light to dark and often has contrasting spots.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to the Caribbean Sea

0 to 97 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Conasprella jaspidea (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=836687 on 2021-06-23

Rosenberg, G. 29. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/

Andrews, J. (1971). Seashells of the Texas Coast. University of Texas Press.