Speckled Cone

Rehder & Abbott, 1951

Conus sennottorum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 38

Dextral

Chirality:

The speckled cone is named for the spiral lines of yellow spots on its pale shell. It has a dramatically pointed spire.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

West Florida to Venezuala

26 to 106 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

It is also sometimes called Sennott's Cone.

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Conus sennottorum Rehder & Abbott, 1951. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420222 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.