Conus papilliferus, Papilla cone
Conus papilliferus, common name the papilla cone, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.Show More
Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.Show Less
The size of the shell varies between 15 mm and 40 mm.
This marine species is endemic to Australia and occurs in the shallow subtidal zone off New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria.