Conus chaldaeus

chaldaeusThe Astrologer's Cone

The Astrologer's cone is found in intertidal waters on rocky reef platforms and coral reef rims. This species prefers small pockets and indents in reef. This cone is small with dark brown wavy lines with two white bands.  It is often confused with Conus ebraeus but Conus chaldaeus has finer wavy white lines separating its darker colour.

Classification

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderSorbeoconcha
FamilyConidae
GenusConus
SpeciesConus chaldaeus

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