Colpospira Donald 1900 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative spelling: Turritella (Colpospira)

Parent taxon: Turritellinae according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

See also Allmon 1996, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Archimediella, Banzarecolpus, Callostracum, Coeloconica, Colposigma, Gazameda, Hataiella, Idaella, Maoricolpus, Neohaustator, Nipponocolpus, Oligodia, Reymentella, Sechuritella, Spirocolpus, Tachyrhynchus, Torquesia, Tropicolpus, Turritella, Wyatella, Wyattella, Zaria, Zeacolpus, Kamchatkella, Armatus

Subtaxa: Colpospira (Acutospira) Colpospira (Colpospira) Colpospira (Ctenocolpus) Colpospira (Platycolpus) Colpospira acinella Colpospira conspicabilis Colpospira platyspira Colpospira tristira

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (8)

• Eocene of France (1), Japan (13)

Total: 24 collections including 32 occurrences

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