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Conus from Mauritius - conchylinet - 11-02-2010

Hello,
I have these two cones from Mauritius (Western Indian Ocean).
Any help to identify them would be welcome.

[Image: conus20100918.jpg]

Thanks!
Pierre.


Re: Conus from Mauritius - andrey - 11-09-2010

Upper cone (39mm) may be Conus distans juvenile, and the bottom is likely Conus distans chinoi juvenile such as conchology.be: [Image: 233468.jpg]


Re: Conus from Mauritius - conchylinet - 11-12-2010

Thanks Andrey.
I do agree with bottom one, I am not sure the top one is a distans aswell.


Re: Conus from Mauritius - dave r - 11-12-2010

The top one looks more like moreleti to me.
Dave


Re: Conus from Mauritius - conchylinet - 11-17-2010

Thanks Dave.
Pierre.


Re: Conus from Mauritius - conpa - 01-06-2011

The top one is Conus moreleti. The one on the bottom is a juvenile Conus distans. Such a juveile was described as Conus chinoi.

Paul
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