Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Conidae

Conus litoglyphus

Hwass in Brugu’ere, 1792
Shell obconical, low spire, subungulate shoulder; body whorl straight sided; weakly granulose spiral cords present at anterior, aperture narrow._Colour: Êvariable from yellow brown through to almost black with two spiral bands of irregular white blotches at centre and the spire. Aperture white with violent to tan anteriorly.


Specimens

Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Hutchinson's Shoal,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2004
found dead in sand on coral reef
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Point Ututaotao,  Marquesas
Size: 40mm    Collected: 2000
Taken by diver under ledges and boulders at 10-35m collected November 2000
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Batuata Island,  Indonesia
Size: 60mm    Collected: 2001
At night on sandy slope 9-30m collected by diver
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
grand Central Station,  Solomon Islands
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2000
found on coral rubble and sand in 5m of water on coral reef
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
General Store,  Solomon Islands
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in sand on coral reef
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Naru wall,  Solomon Islands
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1998
found on coral rubble and sand in 5m of water on coral reef
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Samar Island,  Philippines
Size: 55mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected by local fishermen.
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Arlington Reef,  Australia
Size: 50mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Rabaul- Old,  Papua New Guinea
Size: 55mm    Collected: 1979
No data.
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
Conus litoglyphus
The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
Collected by diver.