Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Tonnoidea > Family Ranellidae > Subfamily Cymatiinae > Genus Charonia

Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CharoniaGistl, 1847accepted genus name
Triton Montfort, 1810 later homonym
Triton Montfort, 1810 synonym
Tritonium Röding, 1798 synonym

Species group names

Charonia lampas lampas (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym
Charonia mirabilis Parenzan, 1970 synonym
Murex gyrinoides Brocchi, 1814 synonym
Murex lampas Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Simpulum nodiferum (Lamarck, 1822) synonym
Simpulum nodiferum var. major Pallary, 1900 synonym
Simpulum nodiferum var. minor Pallary, 1900 synonym
Triton gyrinoides (Brocchi, 1814) synonym
Triton gyrinoides var. carinata de Gregorio, 1893 synonym
Triton gyrinoides var. cochleosocia de Gregorio, 1893 synonym
Triton gyrinoides var. ficarazzensis de Gregorio, 1884 synonym
Triton gyrinoides var. imperans de Gregorio, 1884 synonym
Triton gyrinoides var. inflectilabrum de Gregorio, 1884 synonym
Triton gyrinoides var. labroplita de Gregorio, 1884 synonym
Triton gyrinoides var. normalis de Gregorio, 1893 synonym
Triton gyrinoides var. singilla de Gregorio, 1884 synonym
Triton nodiferum Lamarck, 1822 synonym
Triton nodiferum var. glabra Weinkauff, 1868 synonym
Tritonium glabrum Locard, 1886 synonym
Tritonium mediterraneum Risso, 1826 synonym
Tritonium opis Röding, 1798 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Greek: Τρίτωνας


original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

additional source

Beu A.G. 1998. Indo-West Pacific Ranellidae, Bursidae and Personidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). A monograph of the New Caledonian fauna and revisions of related taxa. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 178: 1-255

additional source

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141101




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