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Crassispira starri Hertlein and Jordan 1927 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167829

Full reference: L. G. Hertlein and E. K. Jordan. 1927. Paleontology of the Miocene of Lower California. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences 16(19):605-647

Belongs to Crassispira according to L. G. Hertlein and E. K. Jordan 1927

Sister taxa: Crassispira (Crassispira), Crassispira (Crassispirella), Crassispira (Tripia), Crassispira abundans, Crassispira apicata, Crassispira bottae, Crassispira capella, Crassispira conica, Crassispira fuscescens, Crassispira guayana, Crassispira kachhensis, Crassispira losquemadica, Crassispira luctuosa, Crassispira maonisriparum, Crassispira olcesensis, Crassispira perrugata, Crassispira ponida, Crassispira tyloessa, Crassispira woodringi, Drillia (Crassispira) bataviana, Drillia (Crassispira) birmanica, Drillia (Crassispira) constricta, Drillia (Crassispira) dalabeensis, Drillia (Crassispira) iravadica, Drillia (Crassispira) kamaensis, Drillia (Crassispira) logani, Drillia (Crassispira) mekranica, Drillia (Crassispira) mindegyiensi, Drillia (Crassispira) myaukmigonensis, Drillia (Crassispira) promensis, Drillia (Crassispira) subbataviana, Drillia (Crassispira) subpromensis, Drillia (Crassispira) tittabweensis, Drillia (Crassispira) woodringi

Type specimen: LSJU 66, a shell. Its type locality is LSJU Loc. 66, San Ignacio [Isidro Fm], which is in a Miocene marine sandstone in the Isidro Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 10.0 x 8.4