Busycon Röding 1798 (whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Synonyms: Busycon (Echinofulgur) Olsson and Harbison 1953, Busycon (Fulguropsis) Marks 1950, Echinofulgur Olsson and Harbison 1953, Fulguropsis Marks 1950, Lindafulgur Petuch 2004, Pyruella Petuch 1982, Sinistrofulgur Hollister 1958

Parent taxon: Busyconinae according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also DuBar 1958, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Hendy et al. 2008, Olsson 1967, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Sepkoski 2002 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Busyconini, Busycotypus, Spinifulgur, Turrifulgur

Subtaxa: Busycon (Busycoarctum) Busycon (Busycon) Busycon (Echinofulgur) echinatum Busycon (Sinistrofulgur) Busycon (Sycotypus) Busycon aldrichi Busycon alencasterae Busycon alumense Busycon atraktoides Busycon carica Busycon contrarium Busycon dasum Busycon epispiniger Busycon filosum Busycon foerstei Busycon fusiformis Busycon perversum Busycon radix Busycon sicyoides Busycon sinistrum Busycon spiniger Busycon tritonis Fulguropsis feldmanni Pyruella blountense

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (76: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (24: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of India (1), United States (36: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (2: North Carolina)

• Eocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 147 collections including 193 occurrences

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