The Atoll of Funafuti, Ellice group : its zoology, botany, ethnology and general structure based on collections made by Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, Sydney, N.S.W.
Conus lividus, Hwass
Conus lividus, Hwass.
Tryon, loc. cit., p. 45, pl. xiii., figs. 54 - 57; Garrett, loc. cit., pp. 354, 360.
One specimen was found alive under a stone in the Funafuti lagoon.
Garrett saw this in Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Gilberts, Carolines, Cook's, Society, Paumotus, Marquesas and Hawaii. By Cuming it was taken in the Society Islands; Melvill and Standen have it from the Loyalty. Specimens in this Museum extend the range to Woodlark Island, British New Guinea and the Solomons.