Conasprella armiger

Conasprella armiger

Conasprella armiger

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Conasprella armiger

Conasprella armiger is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.

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Like all species within the genus Conasprella, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

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Appearance

The maximum recorded shell length is 40 mm.

Distribution

Geography

This species occurs in the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and off the Lesser Antilles.

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Minimum recorded depth is 35 m. Maximum recorded depth is 227 m.

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References

1. Conasprella armiger Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conasprella_armiger

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