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Drillia polygonalis Gardner 1948 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108764

Full reference: J. A. Gardner. 1948. Mollusca from the Miocene and Lower Pliocene of Virginia and North Carolina: Part 2. Scaphopoda and Gastropoda. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 199(B):179-310

Belongs to Drillia according to J. A. Gardner 1948

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 cliffensis, Drillia coccos, Drillia cocosina, Drillia cristobali, Drillia cydia, Drillia daditrina, Drillia decemplicata, Drillia donalbertonis, Drillia dormitor, Drillia drewi, Drillia eburnea, 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 orovillensis, Drillia papaya, Drillia pennyi, Drillia propefusiformis, Drillia protocincta, Drillia protointerrupta, Drillia pulcherrima, Drillia pyrenoides, Drillia renaudi, Drillia riogurabonis, Drillia santacruzensis, Drillia squamosa, Drillia subperpolita, Drillia tempestae, Drillia theobroma, Drillia tridadina, Drillia ullreyana, Drillia umbilicata, Drillia waldorfensis, Neodrillia, Pleurotoma (Drillia) caseyi, Pleurotoma (Drillia) dalli, Turris (Drillia) modestus

Type specimen: USNM 114044, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 15.3 x 5.9