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Busycotypus spiratus


Order Neogastropoda
Family Buccinidae

Busycotypus spiratus (Lamarck, 1816)
Stratigraphy:  Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation

Location:  SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA.

Status: Extant


Notes:  The pear whelk is a common component of the molluscan fauna on both Florida coasts.

From the album:

Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

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