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Charonia Gistel, 1847

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Eutriton (incorrect subsequent spelling of Eutritonium)
Eutritonium Cossmann, 1904 (objective synonym of Charonia)
Triton Montfort, 1810 (Invalid: junior homonym of Triton Linnaeus, 1758 [Amphibia])
Tritonium Röding, 1798 (invalid: junior homonym of Tritonium O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Charonia guichemerrei Lozouet, 1998 †
Species Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Charonia marylenae Petuch & Berschauer, 2020
Species Charonia seguenzae (Aradas & Benoit, 1872)
Species Charonia tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Charonia variegata (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Charonia veterior Lozouet, 1999 †

Subgenus Charonia (Charoniella) Powell & Bartrum, 1929 † accepted as Proxicharonia Powell, 1938
Species Charonia arthritica Powell & Bartrum, 1929 † accepted as Sassia arthritica (Powell & Bartrum, 1929) †
Species Charonia capax Finlay, 1926 accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Charonia clifdenensis Finlay, 1924 † accepted as Sassia neozelanica (P. Marshall & Murdoch, 1923) †
Species Charonia crassa (Grateloup, 1847) † accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Charonia digitalis (Reeve, 1844) accepted as Maculotriton serriale (Deshayes, 1833)
Species Charonia euclia Hedley, 1914 accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Charonia grandimaculatus (Reeve, 1844) accepted as Lotoria grandimaculata (Reeve, 1844)
Species Charonia maculosum (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Colubraria maculosa (Gmelin, 1791) (new combination)
Species Charonia mirabilis Parenzan, 1970 accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Charonia nodifera (Lamarck, 1822) accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Charonia poecilostoma (Martens, 1904) accepted as Ranella gemmifera (Euthyme, 1889) (synonym)
Species Charonia powelli Cotton, 1957 accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Charonia pustulata (Euthyme, 1889) accepted as Charonia lampas pustulata (Euthyme, 1889)
Species Charonia rubicunda (Perry, 1811) accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Charonia sauliae (Reeve, 1844) accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Charonia variegatus Reeve accepted as Charonia variegata (Lamarck, 1816)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
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original description  (of Triton Montfort, 1810) Montfort P. [Denys de]. (1808-1810). Conchyliologie systématique et classification méthodique des coquilles. <em>Paris: Schoell.</em> Vol. 1: pp. lxxxvii + 409 [1808]. Vol. 2: pp. 676 + 16 [1810 (before 28 May)]., available online at
page(s): 2: 586 [details]   

original description  (of Tritonium Röding, 1798) Röding P.F. (1798). <i>Museum Boltenianum</i> sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturæ quæ olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos proto physicus Hamburgensis. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia & multivalvia. Trapp, Hamburg. viii, 199 pp. , available online at
page(s): 125 [details]   

original description  (of Triton (Buccinatorium) Mörch, 1877) Mörch O.A.L. (1877). Synopsis molluscorum marinorum Indiarum occidentalium imprimis insularum danicarum (contin.). <i>Malakozoologische Blätter, </i> 24: 14-66, 93-123., available online at
page(s): 26 [details]   

basis of record Beu A.G. (1998). Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM: 19. Indo-West Pacific Ranellidae, Bursidae and Personidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda), a monograph of the New Caledonian fauna and revisions of related taxa. <em>Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle.</em> 178: 1-255., available online at [details]   

additional source Beu A.G. 2010 [August]. Neogene tonnoidean gastropods of tropical and South America: contributions to the Dominican Republic and Panama Paleontology Projects and uplift of the Central American Isthmus. <i>Bulletins of American Paleontology</i> 377-378: 550 pp, 79 pls.
page(s): 120-133 [details]   
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