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  Conus catus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792.

  1. 1897, Harris. Catalogue Tert. Moll. Dept. Geol. Brit. Mus.(Nat.Hist), p.35, Pliocene.
  2. 1935, Ostergaard. Bull. B.P. Bishop Mus., 131: 21., Late Pleistocene.
  3. 1939, Cox. AFR, Late Pleistocene.
  4. 1969, Kosuge. Bull. Nat'l. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 12:787., Late Pleistocene.

  • Species and Author: catus Hwass in Bruguière
  • Record Author: Harris
  • Record Date: 1897
  • Citation: Catalogue Tert. Moll. Dept. Geol. Brit. Mus.(Nat.Hist), p.35
  • Epoch: Pliocene
  • Country or State: New Zealand
  • Region: AUS
  • Location: Chatham Is.

  • Species and Author: catus Hwass in Bruguière
  • Record Author: Ostergaard
  • Record Date: 1935
  • Citation: Bull. B.P. Bishop Mus., 131: 21.
  • Epoch: Pleistocene
  • Subepoch: Late
  • Country or State: Tongatabu
  • Region: OCE
  • Location: Many Locations

  • Species and Author: catus Hwass in Bruguière
  • Record Author: Cox
  • Record Date: 1939
  • Citation: AFR
  • Formation or Group: Pleistocene or later
  • Region: Mozambique
  • Location: "Bol. Serv. Ind., Minas Geol. Col. Moçambique, 3: 94."
  • Updates:  Epoch: Chidenguel;

  • Species and Author: catus Hwass in Bruguière
  • Record Author: Kosuge
  • Record Date: 1969
  • Citation: Bull. Nat'l. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 12:787.
  • Epoch: Pleistocene
  • Country or State: Hawaii
  • Region: OCE
  • Location: Oahu

The paleo database lists all literature records of fossil Conus that have come to our attention. Each record comprises the following entries: species and author, record author, record date and literature citation of the record, epoch and subepoch, formation or group, country or state, geographic region, and location. Only those categories with information in the original record are listed. In general, the database contains raw data, that is the species and stratigraphic determinations are as stated by the original authors and have not been critically reviewed. However, in some cases where modifications of stratigraphic positions or species determination since the original publication have come to our attention, these are also given, in a row labeled 'Updates.' These include subsequent designations of epoch, stage, and taxonomic revision, and the reference.

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