Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Mollusca
Class
Gastropoda
Subclass
Caenogastropoda
Order
Neogastropoda
Family
Melongenidae
Genus
Busycon
Species
perversum
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
7 meters
Max Depth
18 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Campeche Bank
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • carnivore (includes scavengers)
  • endemic to Gulf of Mexico
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)