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Mariacolpus Petuch 1988 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10097

Full reference: E. J. Petuch. 1988. New gastropods from the Maryland Miocene. Bulletin of Paleomalacology 1(4):69-80

Parent taxon: Turritellidae according to E. J. Petuch 1988

Sister taxa: Actaeonema, Caucasella, Colpospirella, Cristispira, Eligmostoma, Haustator, Incatella, Kapalmerella, Nairiella, Orectospirinae, Palmerella, Pareorinae, Protominae, Springvaleia, Torcula, Torquesiella, Trobus, Turriola, Turritellinae, Turritellopsinae, Turritellopsis, Vermiculariinae

Subtaxa: Mariacolpus aequistriatus, Mariacolpus covepointensis, Mariacolpus lindajoyceae, Mariacolpus octonaria, Mariacolpus plebeia

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder