Sunrise Cone

Abbott, 1971

Conus patae

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 374435

Shell Information

Maximum length (mm): 28

Dextral

Chirality:

The sunrise cone has a relatively short spire. The body whorl has spiral ribs overlaying axial folds. This shell has a white to pinkish white color with orange spots on the spire.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

East Florida to Jamaica

9 to 61 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase.?Conus patae?Abbott, 1971. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420217 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/