The family Conidae from Peruvian Sea

Translated title of the contribution: La familia Conidae en el mar peruano

Carlos Paredes, Franz Teodosio Cardoso Pacheco, Katherine Altamirano, Paul Baltazar, Leonardo Romero Chumpitaz

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Abstract

This paper describes and provides information on the species of the genus Conus (Neogastropoda:Conidae) preserved in the Laboratorio de Biología y Sistemática de Invertebrados Marinos de la Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas (LaBSIM) y el Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad Nacional de San Marcos (MUSM). The material was collected at the Department of Tumbes (9 locations) and Piura (16 locations). Intesive collect was realized in April 2007 and occasional in posterior years. Of the 16 reported species it is counted with material corresponding to 11 of them: Conus (Conus) gladiator Broderip, 1833; Conus (Asprella) arcuatus Broderip & Sowerby, 1829; Conus (Cylinder) lucidus Wood, 1828; Conus (Leptoconus) poormani Berry, 1968; Conus (L.) recurvus Broderip, 1833; Conus (Pyruconus) fergusoni;Sowerby, 1873; Conus (P.) patricius Hinds, 1843; Conus (Ximeniconus) mahogani Reeve,1843; Conus (X.) perplexus Sowerby, 1857; Conus (X.) tornatus Sowerby, 1833 and Conus (X.) ximenes Gray, 1839. There are no material of Conus (C.) princeps Linnaeus, 1758; Conus (C.) tiaratus Sowerby, 1833; Conus (Chelyconus) purpurascens Sowerby, 1833; Conus (Leptoconus) regularis Sowerby, 1833 and Conus (L.) virgatus Reeve, 1849. Conus kohni MacLean & Nybakken, 1979 and Conus xanthicus Dall, 1910, are reported for the first time, wich increases to 18 the number of species registered for the tropical sea of Peru.

Translated title of the contributionLa familia Conidae en el mar peruano
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)65-73
Number of pages9
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume17
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2010
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Trabajo presentado a la XVIII Reunión Científica del Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias Bioló- gicas Antonio Raimondi, “200 años del nacimiento de Charles Darwin y el 150 aniversario de la publicación de On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection”. Del 19 al 21 de agosto de 2009.

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