Canarium erythrinum

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Canarium erythrinum
Canarium erythrinum 01.JPG
Five views of a shell of Carnarium erythrinum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Stromboidea
Family: Strombidae
Genus: Canarium
Species: C. erythrinum
Binomial name
Canarium erythrinum
Dillwyn, 1817
  • Strombus crassilabrum Anton, 1838
  • Strombus elegans G.B. Sowerby II, 1842
  • Strombus erythrinum Dillwyn, 1817 (basionym)
  • Strombus radians Duclos in Chenu, 1844
  • Strombus ruppelli Reeve, 1850

Canarium erythrinum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Strombidae, the true conchs.[1]

Canarium erythrinum is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indo/West Pacific area, including the Red Sea.[2]

This sea shell has size going from 2 cm to 5 cm.[3]


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