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Turritella (Kurosioia) cingulifera Sowerby 1825 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combination: Turritella cingulifera

Synonyms: Torcula parva Angas 1877, Turritella bicolor Adams and Reeve 1850, Turritella fascialis Menke 1830, Turritella fragilis Kiener 1873, Turritella fuscotincta Petit 1853, Turritella gracillima Gould 1861, Turritella tricarinata King 1832

Belongs to Turritella (Kurosioia) according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Haustator (Kurosioia) boettgeri, Haustator (Kurosioia) kurosio, Turritella (Kurosioia) gilletti, Turritella (Kurosioia) leeuwinensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder