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Busycotypus spiratus Lamarck 1816 (whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109669

Alternative combinations: Busycon (Fulguropsis) spiratum, Busycon spiratus, Fulguropsis spiratum, Pyrula spirata

Synonyms: Bulla pyrum Dillwyn 1817 (no. 156464), Busycon pyrum Dillwyn 1817 (no. 156465)

Belongs to Busycotypus according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Busycotypus alveatum, Busycotypus asheri, Busycotypus canaliculatus, Busycotypus canaliferum, Busycotypus chesapeakensis, Busycotypus concinnum, Busycotypus conradi, Busycotypus coronatum, Busycotypus libertiense, Busycotypus propeincile, Busycotypus rugosum, Busycotypus scalarispira

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore