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Busycon carica Gmelin 1792 (whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 93862

Alternative combinations: Busycon (Busycon) carica, Murex carica, Pyrula carica

Synonyms: Busycon carica rucksorum Petuch 1994 (no. 156796), Busycon rucksorum Petuch 1994 (no. 156797)

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

Sister taxa: Busycon (Busycoarctum), Busycon (Busycon), Busycon (Sinistrofulgur), Busycon (Sycotypus), Busycon aldrichi, Busycon alencasterae, Busycon alumense, Busycon atraktoides, Busycon contrarium, Busycon dasum, Busycon epispiniger, Busycon filosum, Busycon foerstei, Busycon fusiformis, Busycon perversum, Busycon radix, Busycon sicyoides, Busycon sinistrum, Busycon spiniger, Busycon tritonis, Pyruella blountense, Busycon (Echinofulgur) echinatum, Fulguropsis feldmanni

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore