Conus litoglyphus belongs to the family Conidae.They live in warm and tropical shallow water.
Cone snails are carnivorous diet, prey on mollusks, worms and fish, they kill by poison. The poison that produce some types can be painful for people or even fatal. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.
The Lithograph Cone is an Indo-Pacific species, found in the Red Sea and in the Indian Ocean off Aldabra, Chagos, the Mascarene Basin and Mauritius. The thick shell is small with a low spire. It is dark brown or red in color with a mottled cream banding.
Conus (Strategoconus) litoglyphus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus albomaculatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1841 (junior synonym)
Conus bicolor G. B. Sowerby I, 1833 [March]
Conus carpenteri Crosse, 1865
Conus inermis Tinker, 1952
Conus lacinulatus Kiener, 1850
Conus seychellensis G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1874
Conus subcapitaneus Link, 1807
Cucullus cinamomeus Röding, 1798
Cucullus orleanus Röding, 1798
Strategoconus litoglyphus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)