Cantharus varicosus Tate 1888 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: R. Tate. 1888. The gastropods of the older Tertiary of Australia (Part 1). Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Australia 10:91-171

Belongs to Cantharus according to R. Tate 1888

Sister taxa: Cantharus (Cantharus), Cantharus (Endopachychilus), Cantharus (Eocantharus), Cantharus (Pollia), Cantharus (Zeapollia), Cantharus andoi, Cantharus angulata, Cantharus arnoldi, Cantharus ashleyi, Cantharus breaensis, Cantharus brongniartianus, Cantharus bucklandi, Cantharus cowlitzensis, Cantharus elsmerensis, Cantharus erythrostoma, Cantharus luliana, Cantharus martiniana, Cantharus occidentalis, Cantharus perrini, Cantharus polygona, Cantharus tranquebaricus, Cantharus variegatus, Tritonidea (Cantharus) speciosa

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Cantharus varicosus in the database

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