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Busycon atraktoides

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Busycon atraktoides was named by Gardner (1947) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Florida.]. Its type specimen is USNM 371800, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 7055 - Old Senterfeit Mill [Oak Grove Sand], which is in a Burdigalian marine sandstone in the Oak Grove Formation of Florida.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Busycon atraktoides Gardner p. 450 figs. pl. XLIX, figs. 9, 10
1988Turrifulgur atraktoides Petuch p. 24
2008Busycon atraktoides 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
speciesatraktoides

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