Conus (Lithoconus) brevis Sowerby 1840 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Alternative combination: Conus brevis

Synonyms: Conus (Lithoconus) militaris Sowerby 1840, Conus catenulatus Sowerby 1840, Conus militaris Sowerby 1840

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

See also Azzaroli 1958 and Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Conus (Lithoconus) aegyptiacus, Conus (Lithoconus) cairoensis, Conus (Lithoconus) colossus, Conus (Lithoconus) couvaensis, Conus (Lithoconus) decollatus, Conus (Lithoconus) derelictus, Conus (Lithoconus) djarianensis, Conus (Lithoconus) hardi, Conus (Lithoconus) hayesi, Conus (Lithoconus) ickei, Conus (Lithoconus) ineditus, Conus (Lithoconus) kyudawonensis, Conus (Lithoconus) litteratus, Conus (Lithoconus) millepunctatus, Conus (Lithoconus) myaukmigoensis, Conus (Lithoconus) odengensis, Lithoconus antiquus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Pakistan (1 collection)

• Miocene of India (2), Pakistan (4), Somalia (2)

• Oligocene of India (1)

• Eocene of Somalia (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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