Maze's Cone

(Deshayes, 1874)

Conasprella mazei

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 400464

Shell Information

Length (mm): 50-70

Dextral

Chirality:

The Maze Cone has a narrow, elongated shell with a pronounced spire. It has spiral ribs with a line of white beads on the whorls of the spire. This shell is yellowish with spiral lines of orange-brown.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Gulf of Mexico

152 to 549 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase.?Conasprella mazei?(Deshayes, 1874). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=835315 on 2021-09-03

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.

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

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/