Three new distribution records of Conidae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Conoidea) from the Andaman Islands, India

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Jayaseelan Benjamin Franklin
Deepak Arun Apte


This study documents new distribution records of three species of the family Conidae in the Andaman Islands: Conus augur [Lightfoot], 1786, C. sponsalis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792, and C. varius Linnaeus, 1758.  The latter two records are first reports for India. 


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Jayaseelan Benjamin Franklin, Bombay Natural History Society,

Deepak Arun Apte, Bombay Natural History Society, Hornbill House, Dr. Salim Ali Chowk, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India.

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