Buccinum Linnaeus 1758 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative spelling: Tritonium (Buccinum)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Abbott 1974 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Burnupena, Caducifer, Calicantharus, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, Colus, Cominella, Cymatophos, Cyrtochetus, Dipsaccus, Donovaniinae, Editharus, Egotistica, Engina, Enzinopsis, Eobuccinella, Euthrenopsis, Euthria, Gemophos, Hanetia, Hindsia, Iredalula, Janiopsis, Kaiparanura, Kelletia, Khetella, Lacinia, Laevibuccinum, Latrunculus, Loochooia, Metaphos, Metula, Molopophorus, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nassicola, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Pareuthria, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, Phos, Pisania, Pisaniinae, Pomahakia, Proneptunea, Prosipho, Pseudofulgur, Pseudolivinae, Pseudoneptunea, Ptychosalpinx, Savatieria, Scalaspira, Searlesia, Siphonalia, Siphonalinae, Siphonofusus, Stantonella, Suessionia, Suessonia, Terebrifusus, Trominina, Truncaria, Varicosipho, Volutopsiinae, Wrigleya, Zelandiella

Subtaxa: Buccinum aciculatum Buccinum angulosum Buccinum bistriatum Buccinum callosum Buccinum clavatulatum Buccinum cyaneum Buccinum declive Buccinum decussatum Buccinum digitale Buccinum dubium Buccinum finmarkianum Buccinum glaciale Buccinum humphreysianum Buccinum junghuhni Buccinum laevigatum Buccinum modestum Buccinum nudum Buccinum ochotense Buccinum percrassum Buccinum physeatum Buccinum plectrum Buccinum polare Buccinum scalariforme Buccinum striatulum Buccinum terebrale Buccinum undatum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (25: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec collections), Greenland (11), Iceland (6), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Namibia (7), the Netherlands (5), South Africa (5), the United Kingdom (2), United States (26: Alaska, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Iceland (1), Japan (6), the Netherlands (1), South Africa (5), the United Kingdom (8), United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Japan (2), United States (12: Alaska)

• Eocene of France (2), Indonesia (1), the United Kingdom (5)

• Cretaceous of Poland (1), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 143 collections including 166 occurrences

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