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.

Conidae

a family of univalve shellfish whose members can be very poisonous to humans. See also conus.
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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.
The most number of families Trochidae, Turbinidae, Cypraeidae, Olividae and Conidae are concentrated in stations of intertidal sandy beaches suitable for their habitats.
Itzagaondoa * * Arraitza Ardanatz Ardanatz * Sandstone Lithological Outcrops Muricidae Athleta Conidae units indet.
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.
Orden Docoglossa Troschel, 1866 Familia Acmaeidae Carpenter, 1857 Collisella atrata (Carpenter, 1857) Orden Neotaenioglossa Haller, 1882 Familia Cerithiidae de Ferrusac, 1819 Cerithium maculosum Kiener, 1841 Familia Strombidae Rafinesque, 1815 Strombus galeatus Swainson, 1823 Familia Muricidae Rafinesque, 1815 Neorapana tuberculata (Sowerby, 1835) Hexaplex princeps (Bropderip, 1822) Hexaplex brasssica (Lamarck, 1822) Familia Conidae Rafinesque, 1815 Conus princeps Linnaeus, 1758 Conus nux Broderip, 1833