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Pyrgocythara Woodring 1928 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11616

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1928. Miocene Molluscs from Bowden, Jamaica. Part 2: Gastropods and discussion of results. Contributions to the Geology and Palaeontology of the West Indies

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

Sister taxa: Acmaturris, Agathotoma, Bactrocythara, Bela, Bellacythara, Bellaspira, Benthomangelia, Brachycythara, Cythara, Cytharella, Dolostoma, Eucithara, Euryentmema, Glyphoturris, Granoturris, Guraleus, Heterocithara, Ithycythara, Kurtzia, Kurtziella, Mariadrillia, Neoguraleus, Platycythara, Rubellatoma, Saccharoturris, Sorgenfreispira, Stellatoma, Tenaturris, Vitricythara, Pyrenoturris

Subtaxa: Pyrgocythara eminula, Pyrgocythara plicosa, Pyrgocythara turrispiralata

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore