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lexID: 3155 AphiaID: 141102 Scientific: Charonia tritonis German: Tritonshorn English: Giant Triton Category: Snails Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Charoniidae (Family) > Charonia (Genus) > tritonis (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1758 Occurrence: the Persian Gulf , Australia, China, East Africa, Fiji, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna Sea depth: Meter Size: up to 19.69" (50 cm) Temperature: 68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) Food: Predatory, Starfishs Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2010-05-04 07:14:59
Last edit: 2019-05-22 11:18:11
Charonia tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Charonia tritonis, common name Triton's trumpet, is a species of very large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Ranellidae, the tritons. The shell of the giant triton, Charonia tritonis prey on echinoderms.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Ranellidae (Family) > Cymatiinae (Subfamily) > Charonia (Genus) > Charonia tritonis (Species)
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