Habitat and Ecology
Depth range (m): 6 - 6
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IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
This species is found from Mexico to northern Peru. This species is widely distributed, considered to be common, not over gathered, and has no known threats affecting it. Also the range of this species possibly overlaps marine protected areas. It is listed as Least Concern.
There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species. The range of this species possibly overlaps marine protected areas.
Normal length is between 15 and 35 mm. The body whorl is narrowly elongated conical in shape. The spire is elevated and scalariform, conical in profile. The protoconch is multispiral. Color pattern is variable but rather simple.
- Conus tornatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1833. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
- Tenorio M.J., Tucker J.K. & Chaney H.W. (2012). The Families Conilithidae and Conidae. The Cones of the Eastern Pacific. In: Poppe G.T. & Groh K. (eds): A Conchological Iconography. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 112 pp., 88 pls.