Turbinella Lamarck 1799 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae

Alternative spelling: Turbinellus

Synonym: Xancus Röding 1798 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Turbinellinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Beu 2005, DuBar 1958, Gardner 1947, Harzhauser 2004, Maury 1917, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Rivera 1957, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1984 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxon: Syrinx

Subtaxa: Turbinella (Mangkalia) Turbinella affinis Turbinella amazonianum Turbinella angulata Turbinella brasilianus Turbinella buccina Turbinella chipolana Turbinella demissa Turbinella episoma Turbinella falconensis Turbinella gratus Turbinella hermani Turbinella junghuhni Turbinella laevigata Turbinella magdalenensis Turbinella mekranica Turbinella pilsbryi Turbinella polygonata Turbinella praelaevigata Turbinella praelavigata Turbinella praetextilis Turbinella premekranica Turbinella pyrum Turbinella rembangensis Turbinella scolymoides Turbinella scopulus Turbinella trinitatis Turbinella valida Turbinella wheeleri Turbinella wilsoni Xancus (Eoxancus) Xancus paytensis Xancus peruvianus Xancus regina Xancus rex Xancus talarensis

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Type: Voluta pyrum

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (1 collection), Eritrea (1), India (1), United States (8: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (3), Mexico (2), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Brazil (4), Colombia (31), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (26), Haiti (1), India (4), Indonesia (1), Pakistan (4), Panama (21), Somalia (7), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (6)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (3), Colombia (1), India (1), Iran (1), Israel (1), Pakistan (2), Somalia (2), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Libya (1)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Alabama)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of United States (4: New Jersey)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (2)

Total: 158 collections including 171 occurrences

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