Hwass in Bruguiere, 1792
Length (mm): 25-43.5
The mouse cone is sculpted with spiral ribs on the body whorl. It has a short spire patterned with alternating white and dark lines. This brown shell continues this pattern on the shoulder of the body whorl and has a line of white spots on the center of this whorl.
North Carolina to Barbados
0 to 18 meters
Marine; Coral reefs and other hard substrates
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Conus mus Hwass in Brugui�re, 1792. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420216 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.
Morris, P. A. (1987). A field guide to shells: Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies (3rd ed.). Houghton Mifflin.