Conus (Leptoconus) marginatus Sowerby 1839 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Alternative combinations: Conus (Chelyconus) marginatus, Conus marginatus

Belongs to Conus (Leptoconus) according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Eames 1950, Maury 1917, Olsson 1922 and Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Conus (Leptoconus) amadis, Conus (Leptoconus) bonneti, Conus (Leptoconus) hanza, Conus (Leptoconus) medialira, Conus (Leptoconus) mompichensis, Conus (Leptoconus) protofurvus, Conus (Leptoconus) quilonensis, Conus (Leptoconus) safaedensis, Conus (Leptoconus) sanctaemariae, Conus (Leptoconus) tomlini, Conus (Leptoconus) yuleianus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), India (2), Pakistan (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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