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Conus (Lithoconus) leopardus

Ft. Kamehameha, Oahu, 6 feet, 136mm


Punalu'u, Oahu, 6 feet, 112mm


Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 25 feet


Ft. Kamehameha, Oahu, 3 feet

Ft. Kamehameha, Oahu, 3 feet


Cargo Pier, Midway Atoll, 35 feet

Egg cases, Kewalo, Oahu, 50 feet


Juvenile, Midway Lagoon, 20 feet

Kailua Bay, Hawaii, 35 feet


Locally common on sandy reefs to 60 feet.  Large shells gradually lose their spots.  Spire is grooved, periostracum thick in adults.  Attains 10 inches.  Animal is mottled tan and brown.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.