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Charonia tritonis

Gastropoda - Ranellidae

Taxonomy
Murex tritonis was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Indo-West Pacific.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Charonia.

It was recombined as Charonia tritonis by Gistel (1848).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Murex tritonis Linnaeus
1848Charonia tritonis Gistel

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyRanellidaeGray 1854
subfamilyCymatiinaeIredale 1913
genusCharoniaGistel 1848
speciestritonis(Linnaeus 1758)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available