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Conus dorotheae

Conus dorotheae is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies. [1][2]

Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

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Description

Distribution

This species is found off Senegal, in Africa.

References

  1. ^ Conus dorotheae Monnier & Limpalaër, 2010.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 4 December 2010.
  2. ^ Monnier E. & Limpalaër L. (2010) Conus dorotheae (Gastropoda, Conidae) A new species of Cone from the Cape Verde Peninsula in Senegal. Visaya 2(6): 73-80.
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