Charonia lampas (Perry, 1811) (=capax Finlay, =rubicunda Perry) Height 310mm, Width 150mm, Large Trumpet. Marine North, South and Stewart and Chatham Islands. Low tide to about 80 fathoms KACFM
Charonia tritonis (Linnaeus, 1758) Marine Indo-Pacific, East Africa to Polynesia, Hawaiian Islands, northern Australia, Kermadecs, Occasional empty shells wash ashore on Northland east coast beaches, but not taken alive KA
Key to Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species.
They have been adopted to give an approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island