Mcginty's Cone

(Pilsbry, 1955)

Conasprella mcgintyi

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 465737

Shell Information

Maximum length (mm): 60

Dextral

Chirality:

McGinty's cone has a narrow elongated shell with a pronounced spire. It has a beaded rib on the shoulder of each whorl that becomes more faint on the body whorl. The body whorl has defined spiral grooves. The shell is white with spots of orange-brown on the spire. It also has solid and spotted bands of orange-brown on the body whorl.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

East Florida to Brazil

55 to 219 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase.?Conasprella mcgintyi?(Pilsbry, 1955). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=835304 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.

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/