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Busycon (Sycotypus)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Sycotypus was named by Gill (1867) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 123,814]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Busycon (Sycotypus) by Gardner (1947) and Gardner (1948).

It was assigned to Busycon by Gardner (1947) and Gardner (1948); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Sycotypus Gill
1947Busycon (Sycotypus) Gardner p. 457
1948Busycon (Sycotypus) Gardner p. 241
2002Sycotypus Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
subgenusSycotypus(Gill 1867)

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