Sigmesalia krachi Traub 1979 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Full reference: F. Traub. 1979. Weitere Paleozän-Gastropoden aus dem Helvetikum des Haunsberges nördlich von Salzburg. Mitteilungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und historische Geologie (19)93-123

Belongs to Sigmesalia according to F. Traub 1979

Sister taxa: Mesalia (Sigmesalia) rakhiensis, Mesalia (Sigmesalia) soriensis, Sigmesalia eckiana, Sigmesalia fasciata, Sigmesalia hamiltoni, Sigmesalia incertae, Sigmesalia multisulcata, Sigmesalia solida, Sigmesalia stylacris, Sigmesalia sulcata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mt. Haunsberg, which is in a Paleocene coastal sandstone/marl in the Oiching Formation of Austria.

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mt. Haunsberg

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