Conus colmani

Conus colmani 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.


Conus colmani is part of a species complex including Conus albellus, Conus lizardensis and Conus limpusi, that needs re-evaluation. For conservation implications, all are here tentatively listed as distinct species. [2]


The size of an adult shell varies between 35 mm and 52 mm.


This marine species is found along Queensland, Australia.


  1. ^ Röckel, D., and Korn, W., 1990. Zur Identiät von Conus lizardensis Crosse, 1865 und Conus sibogae Schepman, 1913 - mit Beschreibung dreier neuer Conus-Arten von Queensland, Australien (Mollusca: Conidae). Acta Conchyliorum, 2: 5 -22
  2. ^ a b c Conus colmani Röckel & Korn, 1990.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 3 March 2015.
  • Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp.
  • Tucker J.K. (2009). Recent cone species database. September 4th 2009 Edition
  • Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2009) Systematic classification of Recent and fossil conoidean gastropods. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 296 pp.
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