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Conus devorsinei
Scientific classification
Synonyms
  • Conus (Tesselliconus) devorsinei (Petuch, Berschauer & Poremski, 2015)· accepted, alternate representation
  • Tesselliconus devorsinei Petuch, Berschauer & Poremski, 2015 (original combination)

Conus devorsinei is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails, cone shells or cones.

These snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans.

Description

The length of the shell varies between 29 mm and 37 mm.


Distribution

This marine species of cone snail is endemic to Australia and occurs off Queensland

  • Petuch E., Berschauer D. & Poremski A. (2015). Additions to the cone shell faunas of Australia and Aruba (Conidae, Conilithidae). The Festivus. 47(4): 219-228. page(s): 220, figs 1A-C
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