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Bucanopsis

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Bucanopsis was named by Ulrich and Scofield (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llde C Serp Sepkoski's reference number: 797].

It was reranked as Bellerophon (Bucanopsis) by Reed (1906); it was corrected as Bucaniopsis by Pitcher (1939).

It was assigned to Bellerophon by Reed (1906); to Bellerophontacea by Pitcher (1939); to Carinaropsinae by Knight et al. (1960); to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bucanopsinae by Wahlman (1992), Bouchet et al. (2005) and Wagner (2023).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Bucanopsis Ulrich and Scofield
1906Bellerophon (Bucanopsis) Reed p. 366
1939Bucaniopsis Pitcher p. 121
1960Bucanopsis Knight et al. p. 180 figs. 98.1a - 98.1c
1992Bucanopsis Wahlman
2002Bucanopsis Sepkoski
2005Bucanopsis Bouchet et al. pp. 39, 241
2023Bucanopsis Wagner p. G113

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropoda
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyBucanopsinae
genusBucanopsis

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.

G. †Bucanopsis Ulrich and Scofield 1897
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Bucaniopsis forbesi Reed 1921
Bucanopsis carinifera Ulrich and Scofield 1897
Bucanopsis comata Perner 1903
Bucanopsis diabloensis Wahlman 1992
Bucanopsis gemma Lindström 1884
Bucanopsis latevittatus Lindström 1884
Bucanopsis lirata Ladd 1925
Bucanopsis nicoli Reed 1921
Bucanopsis trisinuata Öpik 1953
Bucanopsis volgulica Chernyshev 1893
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Locomotion: slow-movingf
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Comments: BODY SIZE: Data from Knight et al. (1960).g
Created: 2009-03-04 09:50:18
Modified: 2009-06-11 16:40:35
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Letna to the top of the Changhsingian or 460.90000 to 252.17000 Ma

Collections (69 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Ordovician470.0 - 458.4USA (Kentucky) B. sp. (10758)
Letna - Harnagian460.9 - 457.2Czech Republic B. comata (3861)
Soudleyan458.4 - 457.2United Kingdom (Wales) Bucaniopsis sp. (192387) B. sp. (3301)
Zahorany457.5 - 455.8Czech Republic Bucania comata (155333)
Zahorany - Late/Upper Ordovician457.5 - 443.8Czech Republic B. sp. (3865)
Shermanian457.3 - 449.6USA (Kentucky) B. carinifera (77149 77150 77357 87818 100289 101401 154461)
Chatfieldian453.8 - 451.0USA (Kentucky) B. carinifera (34548 99334 100124 100233 100288) B. diabloensis (99663 99803) B. sp. (34561) B. sp., B. carinifera (34547)
Maysvillian450.2 - 449.6USA (Ohio) B. sp. (388)
Maysvillian450.2 - 449.6USA (Iowa) B. lirata (13261 13262)
Maysvillian450.2 - 449.6USA (Kentucky) B. sp. (73085)
Richmondian449.6 - 445.5USA (Iowa) B. sp. (13204)
Richmondian449.6 - 445.5USA (Indiana) B. sp. (72453)
Pusgillian449.5 - 449.2United Kingdom (Scotland) Bucaniopsis forbesi (73133)
Rawtheyan448.8 - 445.2United Kingdom (Scotland) Bucaniopsis nicoli (73134)
Rhuddanian443.4 - 440.8Canada (Nova Scotia) B. sp. (3834)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4Australia (Victoria) Kokenospira trisinuata (8028)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4Sweden (Gotland) Bellerophon gemma, Bellerophon latevittatus (3972)
Homerian430.5 - 427.4United Kingdom (England) Bucaniopsis latevittatus (23057)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Sweden (Gotland) Bellerophon gemma (13603)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0USA (Alaska) Retispira volgulica (85025)
Givetian387.7 - 382.7USA (New York) B. sp. (8797 8798 8799)
Givetian387.7 - 382.7USA (Pennsylvania) B. sp. (627)
Givetian387.7 - 382.7Canada (Manitoba) B. sp. (6722)
Tournaisian358.9 - 346.7USA (Iowa) B. sp. (3309)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom (Scotland) B. sp. (575)
Brigantian336.0 - 330.9United Kingdom (Scotland) Bucaniopsis sp. (6357 6358 6381 6401 6402 6404 6406 6407 6408 6409 6416 6417 6423 6430 6440) B. sp. (565 6405)
Chesterian335.5 - 323.2USA (Iowa) B. sp. (3294)
Chesterian335.5 - 323.2USA (Arizona) B. sp. (124256)
Late/Upper Mississippian330.9 - 323.2USA (Alaska) B. sp. (112183)
Westphalian - Vereian318.7 - 313.8United Kingdom (Wales) B. sp. (8229 8230)
Desmoinesian312.8 - 306.0USA (Texas) B. n. sp. (11100)
Desmoinesian312.8 - 306.0USA (Kansas) B. sp. (927)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9China (Shanxi) Bucaniopsis calamitoides (156149)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Guizhou) B. qinglongensis (112087)