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Busycon aldrichi

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Busycon aldrichi was named by Gardner (1947) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Florida.]. Its type specimen is USNM 371801, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 5079 - Shell Bluff [Shoal River Fm], which is in a Serravallian marine marl/sandstone in the Shoal River Formation of Florida.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Busycon aldrichi Gardner pp. 450-451 figs. pl. XLIX, figs. 11, 12
1988Turrifulgur aldrichi Petuch p. 24
2008Busycon aldrichi 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
speciesaldrichi

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