Turritella (Broderiptella) planigyrata Guppy 1867 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combination: Turritella planigyrata

Belongs to Turritella (Broderiptella) according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Jung 1969, Landau et al. 2008 and Mansfield 1925

Sister taxa: Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata, Turritella (Broderiptella) broderipiana, Turritella (Broderiptella) caronensis, Turritella (Broderiptella) gonostoma, Turritella (Broderiptella) maiquetiana, Turritella (Broderiptella) mansfieldi, Turritella (Broderiptella) mimetes, Turritella (Broderiptella) variegata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (4 collections), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Trinidad and Tobago (12), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (2)

• Oligocene of United States (19: Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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