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


For more photos see jaxshells.com.