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Live Busycotypus canaliculatus for sale in a California seafood market
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Subfamily: Busyconinae
Tribe: Busycotypini
Genus: Busycotypus
Wenz, 1943

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Busycotypus is a genus of very large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Buccinidae. In the USA, these are commonly known as whelks.

Subgenera and species[edit]

Subgenera and species within the genus Busycotypus are as follows:


External links[edit]

  • Jaxshell info at: [1]