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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutifusus Conrad, 1863 
AphiaID: 382288

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaphellinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaphellinae Gray, 1857
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyaurinia Clench & Aguayo, 1940
Source  basis of record Bail P. & Poppe G.T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. ConchBooks, Hackenheim. 30 pp, 5 pl. (updated October 2008 for WoRMS) [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutifusus aguayoi (Clench, 1940)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutifusus piratica (Clench & Aguayo, 1940)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutifusus torrei (Pilsbry, 1937)
Environment marine
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell medium in size, fusiform to ovate-fusiform. Protoconch large, smooth with a projecting calcarella. Teleoconch covered by glaze. No periostracum. Columellar plaits absent. No color pattern. Radula uniserial with tricuspid teeth. The central cusp is the widest, with the side cusps curving inward. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Known only from waters off Cuba and the east coast of Florida. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Voluta mutabilis Conrad, 1834 (fossil) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382288
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2009-02-04 09:03:51Z  created  Bail, Patrice
  
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  Citation: Bail, P. (2014). Volutifusus Conrad, 1863. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382288 on 2014-08-30
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