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Cochlespira Conrad 1865 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10942

Synonyms: Ancistrosyrinx Dall 1881 (no. 10766), Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) Dall 1881 (no. 107447), Coronasyrinx Powell 1934 (no. 116287), Pagodasyrinx Shuto 1969 (no. 360175), Pleurotoma (Ancistrosyrinx) Dall 1881 (no. 107440)

Parent taxon: Cochlespiridae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Aforia, Apiotoma, Chesasyrinx, Clavosurcula, Nannoidella, Nihonia, Pyrgospira, Sibogasyrinx, Tropisurcula

Subtaxa: Ancistrosyrinx terebralis, Ancistrosyrinx volgeri, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) cedonulli, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) dalli, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) elegans, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) miranda, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) radiata, Cochlespira engonata, Cochlespira gyrata, Cochlespira pulcherrima

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Type: Pleurotoma cristata

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore