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Turricula Schumacher 1817 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Clavatulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11810

Alternative spelling: Mitra (Turricula)

Synonyms: Clavatula (Surcula) Adams and Adams 1853 (no. 135045), Pleurotoma (Surcula) Adams and Adams 1853 (no. 115195), Surcula Adams and Adams 1853 (no. 11724), Turricula (Surcula) Adams and Adams 1853 (no. 107946), Turris (Surcula) Adams and Adams 1853 (no. 107125)

Parent taxon: Clavatulidae according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Clavatula, Clionella, Glibertturricula, Pusionella, Cocklespira, Pseudocochlespira, Knefastia, Austrocarina, Marshallena, Fusiturricula, Orthosurcula, Pyramimitra, Nodisurculina, Microsurcula, Paradrillia, Vexitomina, Paracomitas, Mariaturricula, Austrosullivania, Makiyamaia, Fusisyrinx

Subtaxa: Surcula africana, Surcula andersoni, Surcula birmanica, Surcula culleni, Surcula fairbanksi, Surcula inconstans, Surcula ingens, Surcula iravadica, Surcula karenaica, Surcula labiata, Surcula marylandica, Surcula mayi, Surcula merriami, Surcula occidentalis, Surcula piura, Surcula riomaonis, Surcula sullana, Surcula wateleti, Turricula (Crenaturricula), Turricula (Leptosurcula), Turricula (Surcula) steinbacherae, Turricula calafia, Turricula cooperi, Turricula eolavinia, Turricula excelsa, Turricula flammea, Turricula hanguensis, Turricula haydeni, Turricula kayalensis, Turricula nelliae, Turricula praepromensis, Turricula promensis, Turricula sethuramae, Turricula spuria, Turricula taurina, Turricula terryi, Turricula thangaensis, Turricula tornata, Turricula waringi

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Type: Murex tornatus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore