Virgiconus sanguinolentus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Gastropoda (unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea Family: Conidae Subfamily: Coninae Genus: Virgiconus Species: V. sanguinolentus Binomial name Virgiconus sanguinolentus
Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
These snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.
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