Bucania Hall 1847 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Alternative spelling: Bellerophon (Bucania)

Full reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338

Parent taxon: Bucaniinae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Hall 1859, Knight et al. 1960, Koken and Perner 1925, Sepkoski 2002, Ulrich and Scofield 1897 and Wahlman 1992

Sister taxa: Bucaniides, Bucanopsina, Kokenospira, Loxobucania, Megalomphala, Offleya, Phragmolites, Patellostium

Subtaxa: Bucania aotii Bucania batchtownensis Bucania bellapuncta Bucania champlainensis Bucania cornu Bucania czekanowskii Bucania dorsoplana Bucania draboviensis Bucania elliptica Bucania erratica Bucania gracillima Bucania groenlandica Bucania halli Bucania minganensis Bucania mudanensis Bucania oelandica Bucania peracuta Bucania pilula Bucania playfairi Bucania pojetai Bucania radiata Bucania reticulata Bucania robusta Bucania rugatina Bucania simulatrix Bucania squamosus Bucania stephnae Bucania stigmosa Bucania subangulata Bucania sublata Bucania suhaensis Bucania sulcatina Bucania tsuibonensis Bucania ungava Bucania witryana

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2 collections), Pakistan (2)

• Devonian of Brazil (1), Kazakhstan (1)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Ontario), Greenland (1), Norway (1), Sweden (4), United States (4: New York, Ohio)

• Chazyan of Canada (8: Quebec), United States (34: New York, Vermont)

• Arenig of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Bolivia (1)

• Ordovician of Canada (11: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Ontario), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (15), Germany (1), North Korea (2), Norway (5), South Korea (2), Sweden (5), the United Kingdom (2), United States (61: Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia)

• Tremadoc of Argentina (1), Bolivia (2)

Total: 170 collections including 191 occurrences

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