Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Pleurofusia dowlingi Petuch 1997 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 121339

Full reference: E. J. Petuch. 1997. A new gastropod fauna from an Oligocene back-reef lagoonal environment in west central Florida. The Nautilus 110(4):122-138

Belongs to Pleurofusia according to E. J. Petuch 1997

Sister taxa: Pleurofusia (Cruziturricula), Pleurofusia fluctuosa, Pleurotoma (Pleurofusia) longirostropsis, Surcula (Pleurofusia) feddeni, Surcula (Pleurofusia) fusus, Surcula (Pleurofusia) phasma, Surcula (Pleurofusia) scala, Turricula (Pleurofusia) obliquinodosa, Turricula (Pleurofusia) pseudoscala

Type specimen: UF 75995, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell length 26.0