Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs along the Pacific coast of Central and South America from the Gulf of California in Mexico to northern Peru. It is also found in the Galapagos Islands, Revillagigedo Islands, Clipperton Island and Cocos Islands (Tenorio et al. 2012).
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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Conus brunneus pemphigus Dall, 1910
Catalog Number: USNM 37449A
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Locality Unknown
  • Holotype: Dall, W. H. 1910. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 38(1741): 220.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs on rocky and sand substrate in shallow water to 10 m (Tenorio et al. 2012). Adults may grow to 67 mm in length (www.schnr-specimen-shells.com) but will typically be less than this.

Systems
  • Marine
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Tenorio, M.J.

Reviewer/s
Coltro, J., Petuch, E. & Peters, H.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species occurs along the Pacific coast from the Gulf of California in Mexico to northern Peru. It is also found in the Galapagos Islands, Revillagigedo Islands, Clipperton Island and Cocos Islands. There are no known threats. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There are no population data available in the literature for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species.
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