Busycon contrarium Conrad 1840 (whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

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

Sister taxa: Busycon (Busycoarctum), Busycon (Busycon), Busycon (Sinistrofulgur), Busycon aldrichi, Busycon alencasterae, Busycon alumense, Busycon atraktoides, Busycon carica, Busycon dasum, Busycon epispiniger, Busycon filosum, Busycon foerstei, Busycon fusiformis, Busycon perversum, Busycon radix, Busycon sicyoides, Busycon sinistrum, Busycon spiniger, Busycon tritonis, Busycon (Echinofulgur) echinatum, Pyruella blountense, Fulguropsis feldmanni

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (23: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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