Busyconinae

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The Busyconinae are taxonomic subfamily of large sea snails, often known as whelks. The name "whelk" also refers to Buccinidae. Busyconinae consists of Recent and fossil species.[1]

Busyconinae
Fulguropsis radula 01.JPG
The fossil species Fulguropsis radula Petuch, 1994
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Family: Buccinidae
Subfamily: Busyconinae
Wade, 1917 (1867)
Synonyms

Busyconidae Wade, 1917 (1867)

GeneraEdit

Genera brought into synonymy
  • Fulgur Montfort, 1810: synonym of Busycon Röding, 1798

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2015). Busyconinae Wade, 1917 (1867). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=862828 on 2015-12-03
  • Petuch E.J., Myers R.F. & Berschauer D.P. (2015). The living and fossil Busycon whelks: Iconic mollusks of eastern North America. San Diego Shell Club. viii + 195 pp.

Bouchet P., Rocroi J.P., Hausdorf B., Kaim A., Kano Y., Nützel A., Parkhaev P., Schrödl M. & Strong E.E. (2017). Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. Malacologia. 61(1-2): 1-526

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