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Busycotypus spiratus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Pyrula spirata was named by Lamarck (1816) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Busycon spiratus by Richards (1962); it was recombined as Busycon (Fulguropsis) spiratum by Abbott (1970); it was recombined as Fulguropsis spiratum by Petuch and Roberts (2007); it was recombined as Busycotypus spiratus by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Pyrula spirata Lamarck p. 142 figs. pl. 433, figs. 2a-b
1817Bulla pyrum Dillwyn
1962Busycon pyrum DuBar
1962Busycon spiratus Richards
1970Busycon (Fulguropsis) spiratum Abbott p. 223
2007Fulguropsis spiratum Petuch and Roberts p. 180
2008Busycotypus spiratus Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
subfamilyBusyconinaeWade 1917
genusBusycotypus
speciesspiratus(Lamarck 1816)

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