Busycotypus canaliculatus Linnaeus 1758 (whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Alternative combinations: Busycon (Busycotypus) canaliculatum, Busycon canaliculatum, Murex canaliculatus

Belongs to Busycotypus according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Holmes 1858 and Spencer and Campbell 1987

Sister taxa: Busycotypus alveatum, Busycotypus asheri, Busycotypus canaliferum, Busycotypus chesapeakensis, Busycotypus concinnum, Busycotypus conradi, Busycotypus coronatum, Busycotypus libertiense, Busycotypus propeincile, Busycotypus rugosum, Busycotypus scalarispira, Busycotypus spiratus

Type specimen: LS 555, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (30: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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