home Gastropoda

Charoniidae 1 species (4 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : Littorinimorpha 
    Superfamily : Tonnoidea 
     Family      : Charoniidae 

Common name : triton's trumpets or triton snails

Aspect : large thick shell, protruding teeth on the inner edge of the opening, horny operculum.

Feeding : carnivorous

Environment : coral reef, warm, tropical waters

Charonia tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Charonia tritonis
top of the page
free web hosting ! compteur Licence Creative Commons valid CSS ! valid HTML5 !