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Conus simonis

Conus simonis 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 Madagascar, in Africa.

References

  1. ^ Conus simonis Bozzetti, 2010.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 8 December 2010.
  2. ^ Bozzetti L. (2010) Conus simonis (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Conidae) a new species from Southeastern Madagascar. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 66: 11-12.
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