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Gemmula Weinkauff 1875 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11149

Alternative spellings: Pleurotoma (Gemmula), Turris (Gemmula)

Synonyms: Eugemmula Iredale 1931 (no. 360275), Hemipleurotoma (no. 11191), Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) (no. 97381)

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

Sister taxa: Adelocythara, Amekicythara, Amuletum, Andicula, Awateria, Beretra, Borsoniinae, Carinodrillia, Clavatula, Cochlespirella, Cochlespiropsis, Compsodrillia, Coronia, Crassispira, Cryptoconinae, Cryptogemma, Daphinellinae, Decollidrillia, Defrancia, Drilliinae, Drillinae, Eoclathurella, Eopleurotoma, Eosurcula, Epalxis, Epidirella, Epidirona, Eucheilodon, Fusimilis, Fusiturricula, Genotia, Glabrocythara, Glossispira, Hemisurcula, Hesperiturris, Infracoronia, Inquisitor, Iotyrris, Knefastia, Kuroshioturris, Lepicythara, Leucosyrinx, Lioglyphostoma, Lophiotoma, Lucerapex, Lutema, Lyrosurcula, Maesiella, Michela, Miraclathurella, Monilispira, Muteluma, Nasavusavuia, Optoturris, Pachycythara, Parasyngenochilus, Perrona, Pilsbryspira, Pleurofusia, Pleurotomoides, Polystira, Procerapex, Protosurcula, Pseudoraphitoma, Ptychobela, Ptychosyrinx, Remnita, Scobinella, Sedilia, Sinistrella, Surculites, Surculoma, Tiariturris, Trachelochetus, Trypanotopsis, Turricula, Turridrupa, Turrinae, Turrinosyrinx, Turris, Unedogemmula, Vaughanites, Xenuroturris, Zonulispira

Subtaxa: Gemmula (Coroniopsis), Gemmula (Gemmula), Gemmula (Pinguigemmula), Gemmula alazana, Gemmula amica, Gemmula congener, Gemmula crenulata, Gemmula cretacea, Gemmula diabloensis, Gemmula fasteni, Gemmula gajensis, Gemmula hindsiana, Gemmula imitatrix, Gemmula machapoorensis, Gemmula macrobia, Gemmula mekranica, Gemmula mexa, Gemmula monerma, Gemmula plebeia, Gemmula sindiensis, Gemmula vaningeni, Gemmula wattsi, Hemipleurotoma arenosa, Hemipleurotoma bhagothorensis, Hemipleurotoma bonneti, Hemipleurotoma narica, Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) bellacrenata, Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) calvertensis, Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) choptankensis, Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) humilis, Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) iris, Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) singuensis, Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) yenanensis, Turris (Gemmula) birmanica, Turris (Gemmula) pakistanica, Turris (Gemmula) soriensis, Turris (Gemmula) thyrsus

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Type: Gemmula hindsiana

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore