WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharonia tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758)

141102  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141102)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Possibly the best known gastropod shell. A...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Possibly the best known gastropod shell. A distinctive shell, up to 50 cm, with a pointed spire and a large body whorl. Exterior creamy with darker brown dashes and chevrons. Aperture large, orange, and with banded lip. Feeds on echinoderms, especially the crown-of-thorns starfish. Habitat: among shallow coral and sand. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Gofas, S. (2009). Charonia tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141102 on 2017-12-14

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Beu A.G. (1998). Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM: 19. Indo-West Pacific Ranellidae, Bursidae and Personidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda), a monograph of the New Caledonian fauna and revisions of related taxa. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. 178: 1-255., available online at http://bibliotheques.mnhn.fr/EXPLOITATION/infodoc/ged/viewportalpublished.ashx?eid=IFD_FICJOINT_MNHN_MMNHN_S000_1998_T178_N000_1 [details]   

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEutritonium tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758) Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758) Beu, A. (2010). Catalogue of Tonnoidea. Pers. comm. [details]   

basis of record  (ofUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSepta tritonia Perry, 1810) Beu, A. (2010). Catalogue of Tonnoidea. Pers. comm. [details]   

basis of record  (ofUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTriton marmoratum Link, 1807) Beu, A. (2010). Catalogue of Tonnoidea. Pers. comm. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Possibly the best known gastropod shell. A distinctive shell, up to 50 cm, with a pointed spire and a large body whorl. Exterior creamy with darker brown dashes and chevrons. Aperture large, orange, and with banded lip. Feeds on echinoderms, especially the crown-of-thorns starfish. Habitat: among shallow coral and sand. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Charaonia tritonis in Taylor 1973 [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTriton's trumpet shell  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortritone lucido  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorホラガイ  [details]