mimeticus Bozzetti, 2017g

Darioconus pennaceus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 97: 3-5, figured. Type locality not stated. Not an available name under ICZN articles 16.1 (every new name published after 1999 must be explicitly indicated as intentionally new) and 16.4.1 (every new specific and subspecific name published after 1999 must be accompanied in the original publication by the explicit fixation of a holotype for the nominal taxon). Introduced in an implicit manner as a forma name, and therefore not an available name also under ICZN articles 45.5 and 45.6 (infrasubspecific; introduced as form after 1960). Genus: Darioconus.

 

paulkersteni Thach, 2017b

Conus (Rhizoconus). The Festivus 49(4): 296-300. Nomen novum for Conus kersteni Thach, 2017 (non Conus kersteni Tenorio, Afonso & Rolan, 2008). Is a young vexillum or capitaneus. Genus: Rhizoconus.

 

Holotype of Kioconus sakalava, MNHN IM-2007-36725, 29.9 mm, Baie Narendry, North-West Madagascar, 46–54 m. Photo © Manuel Caballer.

vezorum Bozzetti, 2017d

Pionoconus catus f. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 95: 16, figured. Toliara, South West Madagascar. Not an available name under ICZN articles 45.5 and 45.6 (infrasubspecific; introduced as form after 1960). Is catus. Genus:Pionoconus.

 

Holotype of Jaspidiconus tayrona LACM 3483, 16.9 mm, in 1.5 m depth, off Tayrona National Park, Magdalena Province, Colombia. Photo © David P. Berschauer.

sakalava Monnier & Tenorio, 2017

Kioconus. Xenophora Taxonomy 17, 36-42, figured. Baie Narendry, North-West Madagascar, 14°31.9’S,  47°26.5’E,  46–54 m. Range: NW Madagascar, between West of Nosy Bé and Baie de Mahajamba. Genus:Kioconus.
 

miniturritus  Bozzetti, 2017a

Darioconus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 18-19, figured. Tolagnaro, South-Eastern Madagascar. It is a form of praelatus. Genus:Darioconus.

purvisi  Cossignani & Fiadeiro, 2017a

Africonus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 26-36, figured. Praia Canto, Boa Vista island, Cape Verde. It is most likely a form (juvenile) of boavistensis or damottai. Genus:Africonus.

 

Holotype of Conus nimbosus nanoclarus, MNHN IM-2000-28452, 21.9 mm, Tolagnaro, South-East Madagascar, dead found by trawling activities. Photo © Manuel Caballer.

Holotype of Virgiconus malabaricus MNHN IM-2000-32658, 54.7 mm, Cochin, Kerala, SW India, 150 m.

pullulus Bozzetti, 2017b

Pionoconus catus f. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 19-21, figured. Southern Madagascar. Not an available name under ICZN articles 45.5 and 45.6 (infrasubspecific; introduced as form after 1960). Is catus. Genus: Pionoconus.

 

nanoclarus  Bozzetti, 2017e

Conus nimbosus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 96: 3-5, figured. Tolagnaro, South-Eastern Madagascar. It is a plain form of nimbosus and not a subspecies, due to its overlapping range of distribution with that for the nominal species. It is nimbosus. Genus: Nimboconus.

pinedensis  Cossignani & Fiadeiro, 2017a

Africonus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 26-36, figured. Rife do Pinedo, Boa Vista island, Cape Verde. It is a form of boavistensis or damottai. Genus: Africonus.

 

marckeppensi  Cossignani & Fiadeiro, 2017b

Africonus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 96: 32-34, figured. Praia do Fatima, Boa Vista island, Cape Verde. It is a patterned form of josephinae f. Abalde et al. 2017. Genus: Africonus.

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Abalde, S., Tenorio, M. J., Afonso, C. M. L., Uribe, J. E., Echeverry, A. M. & Zardoya, R. 2017. Phylogenetic relationships of cone snails endemic to Cabo Verde based on mitochondrial genomes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17(1): 231. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-017-1069-x


Bozzetti, L. 2017a. Darioconus miniturritus (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Conidae) new species from South-eastern Madagascar. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 18-19.

 Bozzetti, L. 2017b. Conus pennasilicorum (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Conidae) a new species from South-East Africa. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 19-21.

Bozzetti, L. 2017c. Una nuova forma di Pionoconus catus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792) dal Madagascar meridionale. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 21-22.

Bozzetti, L. 2017d. Una nuova forma di Pionoconus catus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792) dal Madagascar meridionale. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 95: 16.

Bozzetti, L. 2017e. Conus nimbosus nanoclarus (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Conidae) a new subspecies from South-East Madagascar. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 96: 3-5.

Bozzetti, L. 2017f. Conus multibandatus (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Conidae) a new species from South-West Madagascar. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 96: 5-6.

Cossignani, T. & Fiadeiro, R. 2017a. Otto nuovi coni da Capo Verde. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 26-36.

Cossignani, T. & Fiadeiro, R. 2017b. Un nuovo cono da Capo Verde. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 96: 32-34.

 Gulden, G. J., Moolenbeek, R. G. & Goud, J. 2017. A new Lautoconus (Gastropoda: Conidae) from Senegal. Miscellanea Malacologica 7(3): 49-53.

 Li, F. & Lin, M. 2017. Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata Vol. 55: Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae. 286 pp. Science Press, China.


Monnier, E., Limpalaër, L. & Tenorio, M.J. 2017. Virgiconus malabaricus (Gastropoda, Conidae),a new cone snail from Southern India, with taxonomic notes on related species. Xenophora Taxonomy 14: 22-34.


Monnier, E. & Tenorio, M. J. 2017. New Cones from North-West Madagascar (Gastropoda: Conoidea). Xenophora Taxonomy 17: 36-42.


Petuch, E. J., Berschauer, D. P. & Poremski, A. 2017. New Species of Jaspidiconus (Conidae: Conilithinae) from the Carolinian and Caribbean Molluscan Provinces. The Festivus 49(3): 237-246.

 Poppe, G. T. & Tagaro, S. P. 2017. New Conidae from the central Philippines. Visaya 4(6): 5-18.


Thach N. N. 2017a. New shells of Southeast Asia. Sea shells & Land snails. 48HrBooks Company. 128 pp.


Thach, N. N. 2017b. Three new species of Amphidromus Albers, 1850 (Gastropda: Camaenidae) from Vietnam, and Presentation of Conus (Rhizoconus) paulkersteni nom. nov. pro Conus kersteni Thach, 2017 non Tenorio, Afonso & Rolan, 2008. The Festivus 49(4): 296-300.


olangoensis  Poppe & Tagaro, 2017

Conus. Visaya 4: 5-18, figured. Philippines, Philippines, Olango Island near Pangan-an, 400 m deep. Range: Philippines. Only known from the type locality. Genus: Kurodaonus.


tayrona Petuch, Berschauer & Poremski, 2017

Jaspidiconus. The Festivus 49(3): 237-246, fig. 2C. In 1.5 m depth, off Tayrona National Park, Magdalena Province, Colombia. Range: Northern Colombia. Genus:Jaspidiconus.

 

polygonalis Bozzetti, 2017i

Cylinder textile anomalia. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 97: 21, figured. Southern Madagascar. Introduction of a new name not intended, used to designate a teratological variety of textile. Not an available name under ICZN articles 16.1 and 16.4.1. Genus: Cylinder.

 

Paratype 2 of Africonus pinedensis, Paul Kersten coll., 13.1 mm, Rife do Pinedo, Boa Vista island, Cape Verde. Photo © Paul Kersten..

pennasilicorum  Bozzetti, 2017b

Conus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 19-21, figured. Northern Transkei, South Africa, dredged 120 m deep. It is a juvenile of alconnelli. Genus:Kioconus.

 

nanshaensis  Li in Li & Lin, 2017

Conus. Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata Vol. 55: Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae p. 249, fig. 43 in p 74. South China Sea, Nansha Islands, 111º16'E, 3º32'N, 53 m. It is most likely a specimen of generalis or tribblei. Genus: Strategoconus orKioconus.

nigra Bozzetti, 2017g

Darioconus pennaceus melbae f. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 97: 3-5, figured. Type locality not stated. Not an available name under ICZN articles 45.5 and 45.6 (infrasubspecific; introduced as form after 1960). Not an available name under ICZN articles 16.1 (every new name published after 1999 must be explicitly indicated as intentionally new) and 16.4.1 (every new specific and subspecific name published after 1999 must be accompanied in the original publication by the explicit fixation of a holotype for the nominal taxon). In addition to this, the name melbae is considered nomen nudum (formal description never published). Genus:Darioconus.

 

Holotype of Conus multibandatus, MNHN IM-2000-28449, 31 mm, Toliara, 5-10 m, SouthWest Madagascar. Photo © Manuel Caballer.

Holotype of Darioconus miniturritus, MNHN, 29.3 mm, Tolagnaro, South-Eastern Madagascar, found crabbed intertidally. Photo © Manuel Caballer.

Holotype of Conus olangoensis  provisionally in Conchology, Inc., 23.9 mm, Philippines, Olango Island near Pangan-an, 400 m deep. Photo © Conchology, Inc.

multibandatus  Bozzetti, 2017f

Conus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 96: 5-6, figured. Toliara, South-West Madagascar. It is coronatus or aristophanes. Genus: Virroconus.

Paratype 2 of Africonus varandinhensis, Paul Kersten coll., 9.3 mm, Varandinha, Boa Vista island, Cape Verde. Photo © Paul Kersten..

senegalensis Gulden, Moolenbeek & Goud, 2017

Lautoconus. Miscellanea Malacologica 7(3): 49-53, figs. 1-5. Fatick, Ndayan, north of Popenguine, Senegal. Is a form of mercator f. Abalde et al. 2017. Genus:Lautoconus.

 

New Taxa described in 2015


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Paratype 3 of Africonus purvisi, Paul Kersten coll., 10.0 mm, Praia Canto, Boa Vista island, Cape Verde. Photo © Paul Kersten..

ngocngai Thach, 2017a

Conus. New shells of Southeast Asia. Sea shells & Land snails, p. 28, pl. 24, figs 299-305. Nha Trang area, Khán Hòa province, Vietnam. It is magnificus, possibly a gerontic specimen. Genus: Darioconus.

varandinhensis  Cossignani & Fiadeiro, 2017a

Africonus. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 94: 26-36, figured. Varandinha beach, Boa Vista island, Cape Verde. It is most likely a form of boavistensis or irregularis. Genus:Africonus.

 

Holotype of Lautoconus senegalensis RMNH.5006694, 21.2 mm, Fatick, Ndayan, north of Popenguine, Senegal, low tide, under stones, 0.5‒1 m depth.

Holotype of Conus pennasilicorum, MNHN IM-2000-28451, 27.5 mm, Northern Transkei, South Africa, dredged 120 m deep. Photo © Manuel Caballer.

malabaricus Monnier, Limpalaër & Tenorio, 2017

Virgiconus. Xenophora Taxonomy 14: 22-28, pl. 1 & 2. Cochin, Kerala, S. W. India, 150 m deep. Range: Southern India from Kerala to Tamil Nadu. Genus: Virgiconus.

Holotype of Africonus marckeppensi MMM, Cupra Marittima, 22.1 mm, Praia do Fátima, Boa Vista island, Cape Verde Archipelago.