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Conus infinitus

Apertural and abapertural views of shell of Conus infinitus Rolán, 1990, showing variation in the species.
Apertural view of Conus infinitus.

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

Description[edit]

The size of an adult shell varies between 12 mm and 25 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verdes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rolán, E., 1990. Descripcion de Nuevas Especies y Subespecies del Genero Conus (Mollusca: Neogastropoda) para el Archipelago de Cabo Verde. Iberus: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Malocologia, Suppl. 2: 5 -70
  2. ^ a b Conus infinitus Rolán, 1990.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 26 July 2011.
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