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Drillia tempestae Kensley and Pether 1986 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209750

Full reference: B. Kensley and J. Pether. 1986. Late Tertiary and Early Quaternary Fossil Mollusca for the Hondeklip Area, Cape Province, South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 97(6):141-225

Belongs to Drillia according to B. Kensley and J. Pether 1986

Sister taxa: Drillia (Drillia), Drillia allionii, Drillia aquanica, Drillia aquansis, Drillia arata, Drillia aurantia, Drillia blacki, Drillia carruca, Drillia cercadonis, Drillia chehalisensis, Drillia citria, Drillia coccos, Drillia cocosina, Drillia cristobali, Drillia cydia, Drillia daditrina, Drillia decemplicata, Drillia donalbertonis, Drillia dormitor, Drillia drewi, Drillia eburnea, Drillia emmonsi, Drillia gourae, Drillia harfordiana, Drillia hartleyensis, Drillia impressa, Drillia incilifera, Drillia indica, Drillia inniadda, Drillia johnsoni, Drillia limonensis, Drillia limonetta, Drillia limonica, Drillia lithocolletoides, Drillia losariensis, Drillia manzanillaensis, Drillia moensis, Drillia musa, Drillia musacina, Drillia nitrina, Drillia ocoyana, Drillia ornata, Drillia papaya, Drillia pennyi, Drillia polygonalis, Drillia propefusiformis, Drillia protocincta, Drillia protointerrupta, Drillia pulcherrima, Drillia pyrenoides, Drillia renaudi, Drillia riogurabonis, Drillia santacruzensis, Drillia squamosa, Drillia subperpolita, Drillia theobroma, Drillia tridadina, Drillia ullreyana, Drillia umbilicata, Drillia waldorfensis, Pleurotoma (Drillia) caseyi, Pleurotoma (Drillia) dalli, Turris (Drillia) modestus, Turris (Drillia) varicostata

Type specimen: SAM-PQ-HB554, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 12.1 x 5.1