WoRMS taxon details

Charonia tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

accepted
Species
Murex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758 · unaccepted (original combination)
Septa tritonia G. Perry, 1810 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Triton marmoratum Link, 1807 · unaccepted (synonym)

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  1. Subspecies Charonia tritonis nobilis (Conrad, 1849) accepted as Charonia variegata (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  2. Subspecies Charonia tritonis variegata (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Charonia variegata (Lamarck, 1816) (superseded combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Murex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 754 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Possibly the best known gastropod shell. A distinctive shell, up to 50 cm, with a pointed spire and a large body whorl. ...  
Description 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]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Charonia tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141102 on 2024-03-04
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-12-09 10:09:32Z
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2020-04-08 20:37:59Z
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original description  (of Murex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 754 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Septa tritonia G. Perry, 1810) Perry G. (1810-1811). <i>Arcana: or the Museum of Natural History</i>. pls. 1-48 (= 1810), pls. 49-84 (= 1811), unnumbered text pages. London: James Stratford. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39045115 [details]   

original description  (of Triton marmoratum Link, 1807) Link, D.H.F. (1807-1808). Beschreibung der Naturalien-Sammlung der Universität zu Rostock. <em>Adlers Erben.</em> 1 Abt. [Part 1], pp. 1-50; 2 Abt. [Part 2], pp. 51-100; 3 Abt. [Part 3], pp. 101-165; Abt. 4 [Part 4],pp. 1-30; Abt. 5 [Part 5], pp. 1-38 [1808]; Abt. 6 [Part 6], pp. 1-38., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43301237 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Jensen, R. H. (1997). A Checklist and Bibliography of the Marine Molluscs of Bermuda. Unp. , 547 pp [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. <em>Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.</em> 178: 1-255., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/58988686 [details]   

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

additional source Beu A.G. 2010 [August]. Neogene tonnoidean gastropods of tropical and South America: contributions to the Dominican Republic and Panama Paleontology Projects and uplift of the Central American Isthmus. <i>Bulletins of American Paleontology</i> 377-378: 550 pp, 79 pls.
page(s): 125 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Barnard, K. H. (1963). Contributions to the knowledge of South African marine Mollusca. Part III. Gastropoda: Prosobranchiata: Taenioglossa. <em>i>Annals of the South African Museum</i.</em> 47(1): 1-199., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40854388
page(s): 26 [details]   

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

additional source Steyn, D. G.; Lussi, M. (2005). Offshore Shells of Southern Africa: A pictorial guide to more than 750 Gastropods. Published by the authors. pp. i–vi, 1–289.
page(s): 74 [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description 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]

Spelling Charaonia tritonis in Taylor 1973 [details]
LanguageName 
English trumpet tritonTriton's trumpet shelltriton's trumpetPacific tritongiant triton  [details]
German Pazifisches TritonshornEchtes Tritonshorn  [details]
Italian tritone lucido  [details]
Japanese ホラガイ  [details]