Africonus infinitus ( Rolán, 1990 )

Tenorio, Manuel J., Abalde, Samuel, Pardos-Blas, José R. & Cmim, Rafael Zardoya Departamento, 2020, Taxonomic revision of West African cone snails (Gastropoda: Conidae) based upon mitogenomic studies: implications for conservation, European Journal of Taxonomy 663, pp. 1-89 : 30

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.663

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:78E7049C-F592-4D01-9D15-C7715119B584

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5663086

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AE38686E-3044-FF9B-FDA5-FBA3FC420ECD

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Africonus infinitus ( Rolán, 1990 )
status

 

Africonus infinitus ( Rolán, 1990)  

Fig. 4I View Fig

Conus infinitus Rolán, 1990: 39   , pl. 1, fig. 12.

Conus infinitus   – Monteiro et al. 2004: 53, pl. 114.

Material examined

Holotype

CABO VERDE • 20.8 mm; Maio Island, Baía de Pau Seco ; 1–2 m depth; E. Rolán leg.; MNCN 15.05/1095 ( Fig. 4I View Fig ).  

Other material

CABO VERDE • 1 spec.; Maio Island, Ponta de Pau Seco ; 15º15ʹ26ʺ N, 23º13ʹ17ʺ W; 29 Mar. 2013; MNCN exped.; GenBank mitochondrion, partial genome: KY864967 View Materials ; MNCN 15.05/78650 GoogleMaps   .

Geographical distribution

Maio Island, Cabo Verde Archipelago.

Conservation status in IUCN Red List

Least concern.

Remarks

This is a species widely distributed around Maio Island, very especially along the east and north coasts. It is sister to A. roeckeli   from Boa Vista Island, and only distantly related to other species with similarities in shell morphology such as A. antoniomonteiroi   from Sal Island.

MNCN

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Neogastropoda

Family

Conidae

Genus

Africonus

Loc

Africonus infinitus ( Rolán, 1990 )

Tenorio, Manuel J., Abalde, Samuel, Pardos-Blas, José R. & Cmim, Rafael Zardoya Departamento 2020
2020
Loc

Conus infinitus

Monteiro A. & Tenorio M. J. & Poppe G. T. 2004: 53
2004
Loc

Conus infinitus Rolán, 1990: 39

Rolan E. 1990: 39
1990