Phos Monfort 1810 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative spelling: Buccinum (Phos)

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to M. Harzhauser 2002

See also Gardner 1947, Ladd 1982, MacNeil 1960, Mansfield 1925, Marasti 1973, Marks 1951, Sepkoski 2002, Vredenburg 1923, Wienrich 2001 and Wilson 1994

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, 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, 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 (Phos) cuspidatum Phos (Buccitriton) Phos (Coraeophos) Phos (Phos) Phos (Strongylocera) Phos acuminatus Phos bullbrooki Phos gabbii Phos gregsoni Phos guppyi Phos haughti Phos hoernesi Phos latirugatus Phos lyraecostatus Phos senticosus Phos sloani Phos tardicrescens Phos thayerae Phos trinitatensis Phos tuberculatus Phos vaughani

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Type: Loxotaphrus variciferus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Fiji (1 collection), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Chile (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (2), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Pakistan (2), United States (2: Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Australia (4), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (6), Germany (12), Greece (1), Italy (7), Japan (19), Myanmar (4), the Netherlands (1), Peru (2), Poland (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (4: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

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

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Haiti (1), Peru (1), United States (2: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Mexico (2), United States (86: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Louisiana, Texas)

Total: 183 collections including 200 occurrences

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