Conus (Leptoconus) quilonensis Dey 1961 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Full reference: A. K. Dey. 1961. The Miocene Mollusca from Quilon, Kerala (India). Palaeontologica Indica 36

Belongs to Conus (Leptoconus) according to A. K. Dey 1961

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala)

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