Conidae


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Conidae

(kōn′ĭ-dē) [ Conus, the name of the type genus + -idae]
A family of cone-shaped, carnivorous, poisonous mollusks that release paralytic chemicals and venomous peptides to capture and kill their prey. These mollusks cause human injury primarily in tropical marine environments but also in aquariums where species are often housed for display.
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2 species each were reportedfrom families Turbinidae, Cerithidae, Potamididae, Naticidae, Conidae and Volemidae whereas 1 species each belongs to remaining 13 families.
Thermoregulatory behavior and thermal tolerance of three species of Conidae in the Eastern Pacific and Gulf of California coasts of Baja California, Mexico.
Riqueza, abundancia y distribucion de la subfamilia Rogadinae (Hymenoptera: Bra conidae) en tres ecosistemas naturales de Venezuela.
The most number of families Trochidae, Turbinidae, Cypraeidae, Olividae and Conidae are concentrated in stations of intertidal sandy beaches suitable for their habitats.
parisiensis, Murioidae indet., Athleta (Volutospina) sp., Conidae indet., and Nihonia aff.
Adams, 1850) Strombidae Lobatus costatus x x x (Gmelin, 1791) * Lobatus gigas x x (Linnaeus, 1758) Lobatus raninus x (Gmelin, 1791) Trividae Niveria x quadripunctata (Gray, 1827) Pusula pediculus x x (Linne, 1758) Xenophoridae Xenophora x x conchyliophora (Born, 1780) Neogastropoda Columbellidae Columbella x x x mercatoria (Linnaeus, 1758) * Costoanachis x sparsa (Reeve, 1859) Zafrona pulchella x x (Blainville, 1829) Conidae Conasprella x x x jaspidea (Gmelin, 1791) * Cystiscidae Gibberula X lavalleeana (d'Orbigny, 1842) Granulina x ovuliformis (d'Orbigny, 1841) Persicula aff.
A revision of the littoral Conidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of the Cape Province.
A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy of the Living Conidae 1758-1998.
Influence of parasitoid age, host species, and exposure periods on the reproductive autput of Diachas mimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Bra conidae), In Abstracts of the 4th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, Florida, USA.
Geometric morphometric analysis of shell shape variation in Conus (Gastropoda: Conidae).