Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Buccinoidea > Family Buccinidae > Genus Buccinum

Buccinum oblitum Sykes, 1911

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BuccinumLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name
Tritonium O. F. Müller, 1776 synonym
Tritonium (Buccinum) Linnaeus, 1758 synonym

Species group names

Buccinopsis striata Jeffreys in Wyville Thomson, 1873 later homonym; nom. inval.
Buccinopsis striata Jeffreys in Wyville Thomson, 1873 synonym; nom. inval.
Buccinum perexiguum Dautzenberg, 1925 synonym


original description

Sykes E. R. (1911). On the Mollusca procured during the Porcupine expeditions. Supplementary notes, part IV. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 9: 331-348

original description

Sykes, E.R. (1911) On the Mollusca procurred during the Porcupine expeditions. Supplemental notes IV. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London, 9, 331–348, 1 fig.

basis of record

Bouchet P. & Warén A. (1985). Revision of the Northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Neogastropoda excluding Turridae (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Bollettino Malacologico Suppl. 1: 121-296

additional source

Warén A. (1993). New and little known mollusca from Iceland and Scandinavia. Part 2. Sarsia 78: 159-201

additional source

Fraussen K. (2010). Buccinidae checklist. Pers. Com.

additional source

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)


Fraussen, K.; Gofas, S. (2014). Buccinum oblitum Sykes, 1911. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138871




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appendix 2 This species is listed on the CITES Appendix II which means it is not necessarily now threatened with extinction but that may become so unless trade is closely controlled. International trade in specimens species may be authorized by the granting of an export permit or re-export certificate.

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