The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2 by a considerable margin.
Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
This species of cone snail occurs in two distinct subspecies: (1) Conus araneosus araneosus in Sri Lanka and South East India; (2) Conus araneosus nicobaricus in the Moluccas and the Philippines and possibly in the Nicobar and the Andaman Islands. It is locally common and there are no known threats. It is currently listed as Least Concern.
The size of an adult shell varies between 48 mm and 100mm. The shell is very closely reticulated with white and light chestnut, the white spots crowded and irregular in size, the chestnut lines forming two interrupted, irregular bands. 
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