Colus islandicus Mohr 1786 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative combinations: Fusus islandicus, Murex islandicus, Trophon (Sipho) islandicus

Belongs to Colus according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Wood 1879

Sister taxa: Colus (Aulacofusus), Colus altus, Colus gracilis, Colus hollboelli, Colus pygmaeus, Colus rearensis, Colus stimpsoni, Tritonofusus (Plicifusus)

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection)

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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