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Conus imitator

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

  • Conus dalli was named by Toula (1911) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene-Pliocene; Caribbean.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was recombined as Conus (Lithoconus) dalli by Cossmann (1913) and Cossmann (1913); it was synonymized subjectively with Conus imitator by Woodring (1970) and Landau and Marques da Silva (2010).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Conus imitator Brown and Pilsbry p. 342 figs. Pl. 23, fig 4
1911Conus dalli Toula p. 508 figs. pl. 31, fig. 23
1913Conus (Lithoconus) dalli Cossmann p. 41
1917Conus dalli Maury p. 48
1922Conus imitator Olsson p. 45
1928Conus (Leptoconus) imitator Woodring p. 209
1929Conus imitator Anderson p. 108
1960Conus imitator Barrios p. 295
1970Conus imitator Woodring p. 354
1971Conus imitator Jung p. 211
2009Gradiconus imitator Tucker and Tenorio p. 97
2010Conus imitator Landau and Marques da Silva p. 101

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyConidaeFleming 1822
speciesimitatorBrown 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.

No diagnoses are available