Marsupina bufo Bruguiére 1792 (frog shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Bursidae

Alternative combinations: Argobuccinum (Biplex) bufo, Bufonaria (Marsupina) bufo, Bufonaria bufo, Bursa (Colubrellina) bufo, Bursa (Marsupina) bufo, Bursa bufo, Murex bufo, Ranella (Biplex) bufo, Ranella bufo

Synonyms: Buffo spadiceus Montfot 1810, Bursa (Bufonaria) spadicea Montfot 1810, Bursa (Marsupina) proavus Pilsbry 1922, Bursa (Marsupina) spadicea Montfot 1810, Bursa crassa Dillwyn 1817, Bursa crassa proavus Pilsbry 1922, Bursa gibbosa Röding 1798, Bursa proavus Pilsbry 1922, Bursa spadicea Montfot 1810, Gyrineum crassum Dillwyn 1817, Murex crassus Dillwyn 1817, Ranella crassa Dillwyn 1817, Ranella granulata Lamarck 1816

Belongs to Marsupina according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Beu 2005, Beu 2010, Hendy et al. 2008, Jung 1969, Kittle and Portell 2010, Maury 1917, Olsson 1922, Vredenburg 1925 and Weisbord 1929

Sister taxa: Marsupina freya, Marsupina judensis, Marsupina nana, Marsupina strongi

Subtaxa: Bursa crassa colombiana

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (7), Panama (6), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (8)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (1), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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