Charonia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Tonnoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Caenogastropoda
Ordo: Littorinimorpha
Superfamilia: Tonnoidea

Familia: Charoniidae
Genus: Charonia
Species: C. lampas – C. tritonis – C. variegata

Name[edit]

Charonia Gistl, 1847 [placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology with Name No. 1846, by China 1969: 128]

  • Type species: Murex tritonis Linnaeus, 1758
    • Fixation: original designation

Synonyms[edit]

  • Triton Montfort, 1810 [placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology with Name No. 1951, by China (1969: 129)] [junior homonym]
  • Tritonalia Fleming, 1828 [placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology with Name No. 1950, by China (1969: 129), suppressed, by China (1969: 128), for the purposes of the Law of Priority but not for those of the Law of Homonymy]

References[edit]

  • Bradley, J.C.; Palmer, K.V.W. 1963: The cases of Purpura and Ceratostoma. Z.N.(S.) 1088. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 20: 251–253, plus comment by Hall, C.A. on p. 254. BHL BioStor
  • China, W.E. 1969: Opinion 886. Purpura Bruguière and Muricanthus Swainson (Gastropoda): designations of type-species under the plenary powers with grant of precedence to Thaididae over Purpuridae. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 26: 128–132. BHL BioStor
  • Fleming, J. 1828: History of British animals. Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute. BHL [see. p. 356 and corrigenda]
  • Montfort 1810: Conch. Syst., 2: 586. [not seen]

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