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Lettered Cone

Conus litteratus Linnaeus 1758

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Conus litteratus (Lettered Cone) is a species of snails in the family cone snails. They are native to Natal and Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Lettered Cone form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 17 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of lettered cone. View this species on GBIF