Busycotypus (whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Alternative spelling: Busycon (Busycotypus)

Parent taxon: Busyconinae according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Olsson and Harbison 1953, Petuch 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer and Campbell 1987 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Busycon, Busyconini, Spinifulgur, Turrifulgur

Subtaxa: Busycotypus alveatum Busycotypus asheri Busycotypus canaliculatus Busycotypus canaliferum Busycotypus chesapeakensis Busycotypus concinnum Busycotypus conradi Busycotypus coronatum Busycotypus libertiense Busycotypus propeincile Busycotypus rugosum Busycotypus scalarispira Busycotypus spiratus

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (48: Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (9: Florida, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (10: Florida, Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 68 collections including 81 occurrences

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