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Busycon foerstei

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Busycon foerstei was named by Gardner (1947) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Florida.]. Its type specimen is USNM 3671802, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 7148 - Gastopod Gulch [Oak Grove Sand], which is in a Burdigalian marine sandstone in the Oak Grove Formation of Georgia.

It was recombined as Turrifulgur foerstei by Petuch (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Busycon foerstei Gardner p. 452 figs. pl. XLIX, figs. 19, 20
1988Turrifulgur foerstei Petuch p. 24
2008Busycon foerstei 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
genusBusyconRöding 1798
speciesfoerstei

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