Subfamily Buccininae Rafinesque 1815 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Petuch 1997, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, 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, 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: Ancistrolepidini Angistoma Austrobuccinum Buccinini Buccinulini Colini Coptochetus Eripachya Euryochetus Exilioidea Fax Kapala Liomesini Pseudofax Pseudoliomesus Serratifusus Strombinophos

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (1), United States (2: Alaska, Florida)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), Costa Rica (8), Ecuador (1), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (6), Colombia (1), Denmark (1), Ecuador (1), Italy (2), Panama (23), the Russian Federation (2), Trinidad and Tobago (4), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Denmark (3)

• Eocene of Antarctica (9), France (1), New Zealand (2), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Greenland (2), New Zealand (5), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (7: California)

Total: 111 collections including 125 occurrences

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