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Polystira Woodring 1928 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11547

Alternative spellings: Pleuroliria (Polystira), Turris (Polystira)

Synonym: Oxytropa Glibert 1955 (taxon 360277)

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1928. Miocene Molluscs from Bowden, Jamaica. Part 2: Gastropods and discussion of results. Contributions to the Geology and Palaeontology of the West Indies

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

Sister taxa: Adelocythara, Amekicythara, Amuletum, Andicula, Awateria, Beretra, Borsoniinae, Carinodrillia, Clavatula, Cochlespirella, Cochlespiropsis, Compsodrillia, Coronia, Crassispira, Cryptoconinae, Cryptogemma, Daphinellinae, Decollidrillia, Defrancia, Drilliinae, Drillinae, Eoclathurella, Eopleurotoma, Eosurcula, Epalxis, Epidirella, Epidirona, Eucheilodon, Fusimilis, Fusiturricula, Gemmula, Genotia, Glabrocythara, Glossispira, Hemisurcula, Hesperiturris, Infracoronia, Inquisitor, Iotyrris, Knefastia, Kuroshioturris, Lepicythara, Leucosyrinx, Lioglyphostoma, Lophiotoma, Lucerapex, Lutema, Lyrosurcula, Maesiella, Michela, Miraclathurella, Monilispira, Muteluma, Nasavusavuia, Optoturris, Pachycythara, Parasyngenochilus, Perrona, Pilsbryspira, Pleurofusia, Pleurotomoides, Procerapex, Protosurcula, Pseudoraphitoma, Ptychobela, Ptychosyrinx, Remnita, Scobinella, Sedilia, Sinistrella, Surculites, Surculoma, Tiariturris, Trachelochetus, Trypanotopsis, Turricula, Turridrupa, Turrinae, Turrinosyrinx, Turris, Unedogemmula, Vaughanites, Xenuroturris, Zonulispira

Subtaxa: Polystira albida, Polystira antillarum, Polystira barretti, Polystira bayeri, Polystira coltrorum, Polystira communis, Polystira ecuadoriana, Polystira florencae, Polystira formosissima, Polystira gruneri, Polystira haitensis, Polystira jelskii, Polystira lindae, Polystira macra, Polystira opulenta, Polystira oxytropis, Polystira starretti, Polystira sunderlandi, Polystira tellea, Polystira tenagos, Polystira vibex, Polystira virgo

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Type: Turris albida

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore