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Conus aemulator

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Conus aemulator Brown and Pilsbry p. 342 figs. Pl. 23, fig. 9
1970Conus aemulator Woodring p. 351
1992Conus aemulator Perrilliat p. 28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyConidaeFleming 1822
genusConus
speciesaemulatorBrown and Pilsbry 1911

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Entire body: yesg
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Thickness: intermediateg
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: noneg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-03-16 08:54:51
Modified: 2009-03-16 12:42:47
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Abbott and Dance 1986

Age range: Tortonian or 11.62000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (37 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Mexico (Michoacan) Conus aemulator (76566)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Grenada Conus aemulator (58667 58674)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Haiti Conus aemulator (92454)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Panama Conus aemulator (52173)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Darien) Conus aemulator (131199)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Venezuela Conus aemulator (130981)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Colon) Conus aemulator (142927 142939 142946 145254 145255 145281 145332)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama Conus aemulator (52170 52174 82116 82119 82121 82122 82124 82125 82128 82130 93054 93145 93146 93147 93148 93160 93162 93163 93175 93176 93177)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Colombia Conus aemulator (96501)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Costa Rica (Limon) Conus aemulator (96520)