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Busycon (whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1798Busycon Röding
1947Busycon Gardner p. 449
1948Busycon Gardner p. 238
1950Fulguropsis Marks
1953Busycon (Echinofulgur) Olsson and Harbison
1953Busycon Olsson and Harbison p. 209
1958Busycon DuBar p. 192
1958Sinistrofulgur Hollister
1967Busycon Olsson p. 31
1967Busycon (Echinofulgur) Olsson p. 31
1970Busycon Abbott p. 222
1970Busycon (Fulguropsis) Abbott p. 223
1982Pyruella Petuch
1987Busycon Ward and Blackwelder p. 132
1992Busycon Ward p. 131
2002Busycon Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Echinofulgur Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Lindafulgur Petuch

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
subfamilyBusyconinaeWade 1917
genusBusyconRöding 1798

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available