Conus tiaratus, Tiara cone
Conus tiaratus, common name the tiara 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 39 mm.
This species occurs in the Pacific Ocean from Southern Mexico to Peru; off the Galapagos Islands.