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Cochlespira Conrad 1865 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10942

Synonyms: Ancistrosyrinx Dall 1881 (no. 10766), Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) Dall 1881 (no. 107447), Coronasyrinx Powell 1934 (no. 116287), Pagodasyrinx Shuto 1969 (no. 360175), Pleurotoma (Ancistrosyrinx) Dall 1881 (no. 107440), Surcula (Ancistrosyrinx) Dall 1881 (no. 396785)

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

Sister taxa: Aforia, Apiotoma, Chesasyrinx, Clavosurcula, Nannoidella, Nihonia, Pyrgospira, Rectisulcus, Sibogasyrinx, Tropisurcula

Subtaxa: Ancistrosyrinx terebralis, Ancistrosyrinx volgeri, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) cedonulli, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) dalli, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) elegans, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) miranda, Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) radiata, Cochlespira engonata, Cochlespira gyrata, Cochlespira pulcherrima

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Type: Pleurotoma cristata

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore