Canarium (gastropod)
Canarium is a genus
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 of sea snail
Sea snail
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s, marine
Marine (ocean)
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 gastropod mollusks in the family
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Strombidae, commonly known as the true conchs, is a taxonomic family of medium-sized to very large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Stromboidea....

, the true conchs.


Species within the genus Canarium include:
  • Canarium betuleti (Kronenberg, 1991)
  • Canarium erythrinum (Dillwyn, 1817)
  • Canarium fusiforme (G.B. Sowerby II, 1842)
  • Canarium haemastoma (Sowerby II, 1842)
  • Canarium hellii (Kiener, 1843)
  • Canarium klineorum (Abbott, 1960)
  • Canarium labiatum (Röding, 1798)
  • Canarium maculatum (G.B. Sowerby II, 1842)
  • Canarium microurceus Kira, 1959
  • Canarium mutabile (Swainson, 1821)
  • Canarium ochroglottis (Abbott, 1960)
  • Canarium olydium (Duclos, 1844)
  • Canarium rugosum (G.B. Sowerby I, 1825)
  • Canarium urceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Canarium wilsonorum (Abbott, 1967)

Species brought into synonymy :
  • Canarium otiolum Iredale, 1931 : synonym of Canarium labiatum (Röding, 1798)
  • Canarium ustulatum Schumacher, 1817 : synonym of Canarium urceus urceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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