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Charonia tritonis


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lexID:
3155 
AphiaID:
141102 
Scientific:
Charonia tritonis 
German:
Tritonshorn 
English:
Giant Triton 
Category:
Escargots de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Charoniidae (Family) > Charonia (Genus) > tritonis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Myanmar, Wallis and Futuna, Tuvalu, Afrique de l'Est, Afrique du Sud, Australie, Chine, Fidji, golfe persique, Hawaii, îles Marschall, îles Salomon, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Kenya, La Réunion, Madagascar, Malaisie, Mer d'Adaman, Mer Rouge, Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelle Zélande, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Queensland, Samoa, Singapour, Somalie, Taiwan, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, étoiles de mer 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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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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