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Buccitriton sagenum

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Buccinum sagenum was named by Conrad (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 16874, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Nassa sagena by Conrad (1834); it was recombined as Phos sagenum by Dall (1890); it was recombined as Phos (Buccitriton) sagenum by Cosmman (1901); it was recombined as Buccitriton sagenum by Conrad (1865) and Palmer and Brann (1966).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

  • Nassa cancellata was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 5841, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

    It was recombined as Buccitriton cancellatum by Tryon (1883); it was recombined as Buccinum (Nassa) cancellatum by de Gregorio (1890); it was synonymized subjectively with Buccitriton sagenum by Palmer and Brann (1966).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Buccinum sagenum Conrad p. 34
1833Nassa cancellata Lea p. 165 figs. pl. 5, fig. 170
1834Nassa sagena Conrad p. 5
1865Buccitriton sagenum Conrad p. 20
1883Buccitriton cancellatum Tryon p. 154
1890Phos sagenum Dall p. 131
1890Buccinum (Nassa) cancellatum de Gregorio p. 102
1901Phos (Buccitriton) sagenum Cosmman p. 159
1966Buccitriton sagenum Palmer and Brann p. 536

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Hypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superorderLatrogastropodaRiedel 2000
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
speciessagenum(Conrad 1833)

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.

Buccitriton sagenum Conrad 1833
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Invalid names: Buccinum (Nassa) cancellatum Lea 1833 [synonym]
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:10:04
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:10:04
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Thanetian to the top of the Bartonian or 59.20000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections (38 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Louisiana) Buccitriton sagenum (101126 173476)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Texas) Buccitriton sagenum (91845)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) Buccitriton sagenum (81241)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Texas) Buccitriton sagenum (90651 205527)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Texas) Buccitriton sagenum (7437 7438 7439)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (South Carolina) Buccitriton sagenum (92308 92355)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) Buccitriton sagenum (5311 5312 5316 5318 5320 5321 5322 5330 5332 5334 5335 81266 81278 90469 90600 205438 205489)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Louisiana) Buccitriton sagenum (92381 92388 98787)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) Buccitriton sagenum (2434 2436 2437 90706 90707 91050 99736)