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Cones id confirmation
02-03-2009, 01:23 PM,
#1
Cones id confirmation
Looks like coronatus, juvenile striatus and catus to me, though I am not 100% about the last one.
Dave
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02-03-2009, 01:30 PM,
#2
Cones id confirmation
Hello.
Can somebody confirm these small cones id?
They have been found washed on a rocky reef in Mauritius.
(sizes are from left 2 right: 21mm, 25mm, 23mm.

<img src="http://www.conchylinet.com/Images/Misc/conus_alb.jpg" alt="http://www.conchylinet.com/Images/Misc/conus_alb.jpg" style="border:0" />

Ta.
Conchylinet.
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02-04-2009, 02:56 PM,
#3
Cones id confirmation
I lean toward Conus miliaris for the first one, though it could be C. coronatus which is quite a variable species.
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02-04-2009, 03:00 PM,
#4
Cones id confirmation
Yes Paul,on a closer look I think you are right with miliaris.
Dave
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02-04-2009, 03:22 PM,
#5
Cones id confirmation
Dave, Paul, thank you.
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02-07-2009, 01:26 PM,
#6
Cones id confirmation
All right, thank you for the confirmation Dave.
Cheers.
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