Worm-eating species of cones are characterised by shells with a narrow aperture. The majority of cones species fall into this category. Although none have been responsible for known fatalities larger species such as Conus capitaneus, Conus leopardus, Conus vexillum, Conus litteratus and Conus miles should not be handled alive.
Worm-eating cone species: [left to right] Conus capitaneus, Conus leopardus, Conus vexillum, Conus miles. (Longest shell shown 100mm)
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