Colus Röding 1798 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Synonym: Tritonofusus Beck 1847

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Vaught et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Buccinum, Burnupena, Caducifer, Calicantharus, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, 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: Colus (Aulacofusus) Colus altus Colus gracilis Colus hollboelli Colus islandicus Colus pygmaeus Colus rearensis Colus stimpsoni Tritonofusus (Plicifusus)

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Quebec collections), Greenland (1), Iceland (1), Ireland (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (7: Alaska, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), Iceland (1), Japan (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Alaska)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: Alaska)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), United States (4: Alaska)

• Oligocene of Japan (2), the Russian Federation (2), United States (2: Alaska, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (3: Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1)

Total: 48 collections including 50 occurrences

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