Siphonofusus

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Siphonofusus
Elaeocyma chinensis 002.jpg
Apertural view of a shell of Siphonofusus chinensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Genus: Siphonofusus
Kuroda & Hake 1952

Siphonofusus, also known as Waller's Whelk,[1] is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Buccinidae, the true whelks.[2]

This genus is now considered a synonym of Euthria Gray, 1850 [2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Siphonofusus include:

Species brought into synonymy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gastropods.com Retrieved March 23, 2016
  2. ^ a b Siphonofusus Kuroda & Hake 1952.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  3. ^ Siphonofusus vicdani Kosuge, 1992.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  4. ^ Discover LifeSiphonofusus brunobrianoi Retrieved 23 March 2016
  5. ^ Discover Life Siphonofusus chrysodomoides Retrieved 23 March 2016
  6. ^ Siphonofusus somalicus Parth, 1999.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  • Hadorn R. & Fraussen K. (1999) Rediscovery of Fusinus subangulatus (von Martens, 1903) and description of a new Somalian Fusinus (Gastropoda: Fasciolariidae), including some notes on the taxonomical position of the genus Siphonofusus Kuroda & Habe, 1952. Vita Marina 46(3-4): 111-122