Posted: Aug 11 2009

 Busycotypus spiratus pyruloides (Say, 1822), Say's Pear Whelk

Although many lump the following in one species or another, I've followed Abbott (American Seashells 1974) and presented them as named forms. 

Busycotypus spiratus spiratus (Lamarck, 1816)
Busycotypus spiratus pyruloides (Say, 1822)
Busycotypus spiratus plagosus (Conrad, 1862)

bso1
bso1
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bsp2
bsp2
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bsp3
bsp3
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bsp4
bsp4
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bsp5
bsp5
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bsp6
bsp6
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bsp7
bsp7
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bsp8
bsp8
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bsp9
bsp9
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pear1
pear1
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py10
py10
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pear2
pear2
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Bpyruloidesz
Bpyruloidesz
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Bsp12
Bsp12
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zzz
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