Buccinum

Common whelk Buccinum undatum, copyright Malcolm Storey.


Belongs within: Buccinidae.

Buccinum is a genus of whelks found in colder waters of both hemispheres.

Characters (from Oldroyd 1927): Shell few-whorled; whorls ventricose; aperture large; canal very short, reflected; operculum lamellar, nucleus external.

<==Buccinum Linnaeus 1758 [Buccinini] BR05
    |--*B. undatum Linnaeus 1758 O27, D88
    |    |--B. u. undatum F27
    |    `--B. u. minusculum Finlay 1927 [=B. undatum minimum non B. minimum Montagu 1803] F27
    |--B. aleuticum Dall 1894 O27
    |--B. angulosum Gray 1839 O27
    |    |--B. a. angulosum O27
    |    |--B. a. cnismatopleura Dall 1919 O27
    |    |--B. a. normale Dall 1885 O27
    |    |--B. a. subcostatum Dall 1885 O27
    |    `--B. a. transliratum Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. baeri Middendorff 1848 O27
    |    |--B. b. baeri O27
    |    `--B. b. moerchianum Fischer 1858 O27
    |--B. bulimuloideum Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. canaliculatum CF02
    |--B. castaneum Dall 1877 O27
    |    |--B. c. castaneum O27
    |    |--B. c. fluctuatum Dall 1919 O27
    |    |--B. c. incisulum Dall 1919 O27
    |    `--B. c. triplostephahum Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. chartium Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. chishimanum Pilsbry 1904 O27
    |--B. ciliatum Fabricius 1780 O27
    |--B. cnismatum Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. diplodetum Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. eugrammatum Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. fischerianum Dall 1871 O27
    |--B. fringillum Dall 1877 O27
    |--B. glaciale Linnaeus 1761 O27
    |    |--B. g. glaciale O27
    |    `--B. g. parallelum Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. humphreysianum Bennett 1825 O27
    |--B. kadiakense Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. limnoideum O27
    |--B. midori Habe & Ito 1965 P01
    |--B. mirandum Smith 1895 V89
    |--B. ochotense (Middendorff 1848) [=Tritonium ochotense] O27
    |--B. oedematum Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. ovulum Dall 1894 O27
    |--B. pemphigus Dall 1907 O27
    |    |--B. p. pemphigus O27
    |    |--B. p. major Dall 1919 O27
    |    `--B. p. orotundum Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. percrassum Dall 1881 O27
    |--B. physematum Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. picturatum Dall 1877 O27
    |--B. planeticum Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. plectrum Stimpson 1865 O27
    |--B. polare Gray 1839 O27
    |--B. rondinum Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. rossellinum Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. sericatum Hancock 1846 O27
    |--B. sigmatopleura Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. simulatum Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. solenum Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. strigillatum Dall 1891 O27
    |    |--B. s. strigillatum O27
    |    `--B. s. fucanum Dall 1907 O27
    |--B. tanquaryi Baker 1919 BC01
    |--B. tenebrosum Hancock 1840 O27
    |--B. tenellum Dall 1883 O27
    |--B. tenue Gray 1839 O27
    |    |--B. t. tenue O27
    |    |--B. t. lyperum Dall 1919 O27
    |    `--B. t. rhodium Dall 1919 O27
    |--B. tumescens Finlay 1927 [=B. meridionale inflata Harmer 1913 non B. inflatum Hutton 1873] F27
    |--B. vicaryi d’Archiac & Haime 1854 [=Cancellaria vicarii d’Archiac 1850 (n. n.)] PH90
    `--B. viridum Dall 1889 O27

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[BR05] Bouchet, P., & J.-P. Rocroi. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1–2): 1–397.

[BC01] Boyko, C. B., & J. R. Cordeiro. 2001. Catalog of Recent type specimens in the Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History. V. Mollusca, part 2 (class Gastropoda [exclusive of Opisthobranchia and Pulmonata], with supplements to Gastropoda [Opisthobranchia], and Bivalvia). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 262: 1–170.

[CF02] Chaparro, O. R., & M. L. Flores. 2002. Reproductive output of Crepidula fecunda females: Distribution of energy in the production of gametes and capsular walls. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 36: 661–673.

[D88] D’Asaro, C. N. 1988. Micromorphology of neogastropod egg capsules. Nautilus 102 (4): 134–148.

[F27] Finlay, H. J. 1927. New specific names for austral Mollusca. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 488–533.

[O27] Oldroyd, I. S. 1927. The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America vol. II pt I. Stanford University Press: Stanford University (California).

[P01] Petit, R. E. 2001. Book review: Catalogue and bibliography of the marine shell-bearing mollusca of Japan. Type figures. Nautilus 115 (3): 114.

[PH90] Petit, R. E., & M. G. Harasewych. 1990. Catalogue of the superfamily Cancellarioidea Forbes and Hanley, 1851 (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia). Nautilus Supplement 1: 1–69.

[V89] Vermeij, G. J. 1989. Habitat and form of Crepidula grandis in Japan, with comments on habitat specialization in calyptraeid gastropods. Nautilus 103 (3): 89–91.

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