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Turritella pinfoldi

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Turritella pinfoldi was named by Vredenburg (1921) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene-Miocene; India.]. Its type specimen is Unknown number, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Myaungu (Sitsayan stage), which is in a Rupelian marine horizon in the Sitsayan Formation of Myanmar.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Turritella pinfoldi Vredenburg p. 313 figs. pl. 9, figs. 9-11
1939Turritella pinfoldi Mukerjee p. 47

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
subfamilyTurritellinaeLovén 1847
genusTurritellaLamarck 1799

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Thickness: thing
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: minorg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: semi-infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 18:26:02
Modified: 2018-03-04 19:51:38
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Rupelian to the top of the Early/Lower Miocene or 33.90000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Myanmar Turritella pinfoldi (type locality: 76599)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97India Turritella pinfoldi (72084 76573 76574)