Beringius

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Beringius
Beringius kenicottii shell.jpg
Apertural view of the shell of Beringius kenicottii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda

Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Subfamily: Beringiinae
Genus: Beringius
Dall, 1879[1]

Beringius is a genus of large sea snails or true whelks, a marine gastropod molluscs in the family Buccinidae, the true whelks.

Beringius is the type genus of the subfamily Beringiinae.

Species[edit]

According to the World Register of Marine Species the following species with valid names are included within the genus Beringius : [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dall W. H. (1879) Sci. Res. Explor. Alaska (Buccin.), expl. pl. 2, fig. 1.
  2. ^ WoRMS : Prosipho;accessed : 29 August 2010