Charonia Gistel 1848 (triton)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Invalid subtaxa: Buccinatorium Mörch 1877, Eutritonium Cossmann 1904, Semiranella de Gregorio 1880, Triton Montfort 1810, Triton (Semiranella) de Gregorio 1880, Tritonium Röding 1798 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Cymatiinae according to A. G. Beu 2005

See also Abbass 1967, Ladd 1982, Lozouet 1998, Marasti 1973, Martin 1904, Rosenberg et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Wienrich 2001 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Antarctiranella, Cabestana, Cymatiella, Linatella, Sassia

Subtaxa: Charonia (Charonia) Charonia guichemerri Charonia lampas Charonia multinodosa Charonia sauliae Charonia tritonis Charonia variegata Charonia weisbordi Triton atavus Triton buccinoides Triton connectens Triton cribrosus Triton heptagonum Triton obscurus Triton obscurus Triton oligostirus Triton ovoideus Triton quoyi Triton sexcostatus Tritonium buwaldi Tritonium centrosum Tritonium martinezensis

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Type: Murex tritonis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Portugal (2), South Africa (1), Spain (2), United States (1: Hawaii), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (3), Spain (1), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Australia (8), Belgium (1), the Dominican Republic (5), France (3), India (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Japan (4), Poland (1), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (1), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Poland (3), United States (4: Arizona, Tennessee)

Total: 61 collections including 63 occurrences

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