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Busycotypus scalarispira

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Busycon scalarispira was named by Conrad (1863). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Busycotypus scalarispira by Ward (1998).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Busycon scalarispira Conrad p. 584
1989Busycotypus calvertensis Petuch pp. 74-75 figs. pl. 1, figs. 6, 7
1998Busycotypus scalarispira Ward p. 75

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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
speciesscalarispira(Conrad 1863)

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