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Turritella (Broderiptella) variegata Linnaeus 1758 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 187590

Alternative combinations: Turbo variegatus, Turritella variegata

Synonym: Turbo imbricatus Linnaeus 1758 (taxon 96467)

Belongs to Turritella (Broderiptella) according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

Sister taxa: Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata, Turritella (Broderiptella) broderipiana, Turritella (Broderiptella) caronensis, Turritella (Broderiptella) gonostoma, Turritella (Broderiptella) maiquetiana, Turritella (Broderiptella) mansfieldi, Turritella (Broderiptella) mimetes, Turritella (Broderiptella) planigyrata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder