Chryseofusus


Chryseofusus
Chryseofusus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Fasciolariidae
Subfamily: Fusininae
Genus: Chryseofusus
Hadorn & Fraussen, 2003
Type species
Fusus chrysodomoides Schepman, 1911

Chryseofusus is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Fasciolariidae, the spindle snails, the tulip snails and their allies.[1]

Originally a subgenus of Fusinus, Chryseofusus was raised to the rank of genus by Callomon & Snyder, 2009 [2]

Species

Species within the genus Chryseofusus include:[1]

References

  • Hadorn R. & Fraussen K. (2003). The deep-water Indo-Pacific radiation of Fusinus (Chryseofusus subgen. nov.) (Gastropoda: Fasciolariidae). Iberus 21(1):207-240
  1. ^ a b Chryseofusus Hadorn & Fraussen, 2003 .  Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=509540  on 31 August 2010.
  2. ^ [http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1635/053.158.0111?journalCode=ansp Paul Callomon, Martin Avery Snyder, On Some Fusinus from the East and South China Seas (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Fasciolariidae), with Description of a New Species, Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 158(1):209-219. 2009 doi: 10.1635/053.158.0111]