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Fusinus  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 74195

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Aptyxis Troschel, 1868
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                               SuperfamilyBuccinoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                  FamilyFasciolariidae Gray, 1853  
                                     GenusFusinus Rafinesque, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Fusinus aepynotus (Dall, 1889) – graceful spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus alcimus (Dall, 1889) – stout spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus amphiurgus (Dall, 1889) – slender spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus barbarensis (Trask, 1855) – Santa Barbara spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus benthalis (Dall, 1889) – modest spinkle, modest spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus bocagei (P. Fischer, 1882)  
                                        Species Fusinus couei (Petit de la Saussaye, 1853) – Yucatan spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus dowianus Olsson, 1954  
                                        Species Fusinus eucosmius (Dall, 1889) – apricot spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus harfordii (Stearns, 1871)  
                                        Species Fusinus helenae Bartsch, 1939 – brown spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus kobelti (Dall, 1877)  
                                        Species Fusinus luteopictus (Dall, 1877) – painted spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus monksae Dall, 1915  
                                        Species Fusinus stegeri Lyons, 1978 – ornamented spindle 
                                        Species Fusinus timessus (Dall, 1889)  
                                        Species Fusinus undatus (Gmelin, 1791)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Fusinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Fusinus   

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