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Charonia tritonis giant triton


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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:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-05-22 11:18:11 

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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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