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prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of large univalve mollusks abundant in the arctic seas. It includes the common whelk (Buccinum undatum).
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Type species Buccinumpolitum Lamarck, 1822 (non Roding, 1798) = Buccinum miran Bruguiere, 1789, by original designation.
Plate 10, for example, depicts samples from the genera Buccinum and Ceritbium, some of which include the fleshy bodies of snails.
Age determination of Buccinum isaotakii (Gastropoda: Buccinidae) from the growth striae on operculum and growth under laboratory conditions.
Whelk neu buckie ydi'r enwau arni yn Saesneg a Buccinum undatum ydi'r enw gwyddonol.
Most white beads were made from the central columns of the knobbed whelk, Busvcon carica; smooth whelk (11); and, according to published reports, the waved whelk, Buccinum undatum (12); the remaining white beads were made from the white portions of quahog shells.