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Fusiturricula springvaleensis Mansfield 1925 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 188701

Alternative combination: Turricula springvaleensis

Synonyms: Clavatula (Fusiturricula) bajanensis Nowell-Usticke 1969 (no. 188708), Clavatula (Fusiturricula) pagodula Rustch 1934 (no. 188707), Fusiturricula altenai Macsotay and Campos 2001 (no. 188709), Fusuturricula (Kenfastia) bajanensis Nowell-Usticke 1969 (no. 188705)

Full reference: W. C. Mansfield. 1925. Miocene gastropods and scaphopods from Trinidad, British West Indies. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 66(22):9116-9125

Belongs to Fusiturricula according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

Sister taxa: Fusiturricula (Fusiturricula), Fusiturricula acra, Fusiturricula fenimorei, Fusiturricula fusinella, Fusiturricula humerosa, Fusiturricula iole, Fusiturricula jaquensis, Fusiturricula panola, Fusiturricula paulettae, Fusiturricula yasila

Type specimens:

  • Fusiturricula springvaleensis: UNSM 352627, a shell. Its type locality is USGS 9195, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Clavatula (Fusiturricula) pagodula:
  • Fusiturricula altenai:
  • Fusuturricula (Kenfastia) bajanensis:

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 44.0 x 15.0