Slender Cone

Reeve, 1844

Conus attenuatus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Shell Information

Length up to (mm): 28

Dextral

Chirality:

The slender cone has a compressed spire. It is typically white with broad bands of yellow-orange on the body whorl.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to Lesser Antilles

10 to 81 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase.�Conus attenuatus�Reeve, 1844. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420203 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.