Fusinus Rafinesque 1815 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Parent taxon: Fusininae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also DuBar 1958, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1995, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Harzhauser 2002, Ladd 1977, Ladd 1982, MacNeil 1960, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Robba et al. 1989, Sepkoski 2002, Snyder 2003, Sohl 1964, Sohl 1964, Todd 2001, Ward 1992, Wilson 1994, Woodring 1928 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Africolithes, Anomalofusus, Aptyxis, Buccinofusus, Clavilithes, Cyrtulus, Falsicolus, Falsifusus, Fredenia, Glaphyrina, Granulifusus, Harasewychia, Heilprinia, Lepidocolus, Ollaphon, Priscofusus, Profusinus, Pseudoaptyxis, Pullincola, Remera, Solutofusus, Streptochetus, Streptodictyon, Taioma, Tectifusus, Trophonofusus

Subtaxa: Fusinus (Fusinus) Fusinus (Gracilipurpura) Fusinus alaquaensis Fusinus bocarepertus Fusinus bocaserpentis Fusinus caboblanquensis Fusinus closter Fusinus colubri Fusinus colus Fusinus dictyotis Fusinus dilectus Fusinus dupetitthouarsi Fusinus empleus Fusinus engonius Fusinus exilis Fusinus henekeni Fusinus henicus Fusinus hoffmani Fusinus honensis Fusinus longiusculoides Fusinus macnairyensis Fusinus magdalenensis Fusinus markleyensis Fusinus meganosensis Fusinus meredithae Fusinus meunieri Fusinus mohrioides Fusinus patagoniensis Fusinus quilonicus Fusinus sewalliana Fusinus simiensis Fusinus simulans Fusinus sirenideditus Fusinus springvalensis Fusinus taeniensis Fusinus ucalius Fusinus unicarinatus Fusinus vonderschmidti

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Type: Murex colus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Fiji (1), Italy (1), Japan (2), Mexico (4), Panama (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Taiwan (2), United States (13: California, Florida, Hawaii, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (2), Yemen (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Chile (3), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (8), Ecuador (8), Haiti (1), India (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Japan (6), Mexico (1), Panama (5), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (10: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (13)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (10), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (4), Brazil (2), Chile (2), Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (50), Fiji (1), Grenada (3), India (3), Italy (5), Japan (1), Malta (1), Panama (6), Peru (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (9: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Denmark (2), the Netherlands (1), United States (6: Alaska, California, Georgia, North Carolina)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (4: Oregon)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), France (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (3), Somalia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (37: California, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Australia (2), Austria (1), Colombia (1), Denmark (1), Greenland (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Austria (1), Germany (2), Peru (1), United States (14: Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas)

Total: 316 collections including 371 occurrences

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