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 including the crown-of-thorns sea star Acanthaster planci.
Eutritonium tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Murex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Septa tritonia Perry, 1810
Triton imbricata W. H. D. Adams, 1868
Triton marmoratum Link, 1807
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Ranellidae (Family) > Cymatiinae (Subfamily) > Charonia (Genus) > Charonia tritonis (Species)