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Turritellidae (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Turritellidae Lovén
1895Turritellidae Stanton p. 69
1904Turritellidae Martin p. 232
1931Turritellidae Olsson p. 75
1938Turritellidae Turner p. 83
1943Turritellidae David p. 24
1957Turritellidae Rivera p. 174
1960Turritellidae Knight et al. p. 317
1964Turritellidae Sohl p. 361
1970Turritellidae Addicott p. 46
1980Turritellidae Hickman p. 23
1983Turritellidae Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 99
1984Turritellidae Squires p. 17
1987Turritellidae Squires p. 24
1987Turritellidae Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
1988Turritellidae Ponder and Warén p. 295
1988Turritellidae Squires p. 10
1992Turritellidae Ward p. 115
1995Turritellidae Pacaud and Le Renard p. 157
1997Turritellidae Marquet p. 10
1998Turritellidae Beesley p. 716
2001Turritellidae Harzhauser and Mandic p. 693
2001Turritellidae Todd
2001Turritellidae Wienrich p. 411
2002Turritellidae Harzhauser p. 76
2003Turritellidae Turnsek et al.
2004Turritellidae Harzhauser p. 123
2004Turritellidae Stilwell et al. pp. 27, 28
2005Turritellidae Bouchet et al. pp. 179, 249
2006Turritellidae Squires and Saul p. 49
2007Turritellidae Harzhauser p. 96

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

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
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: semi-infaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedc
Comments: LIFE HISTORY: Suspension-feeder according to Todd (2001).f
Created: 2009-09-10 07:15:58
Modified: 2018-02-27 07:57:42
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Pelsonian to the top of the Holocene or 247.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 242.0 Ma

Collections (4487 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Provermicularia sp. (31616 31623)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Germany (Saxony-Anhalt) Turbonilla scalata (201970)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Italy Vermicularia alternans (138257) Vermicularia torsa (138255)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Hungary (Bakony) Turritella bernardi, Turritella subtilestriata (203210) Turritella sp. (203270)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Indonesia (Timor) Turritella sp. (205320)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3USA (Alaska) Turritella sp. (112238 112239 112240)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Germany Turritella stoppanii, Turritella alpis (202142)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Turritella paedopsis, Turritella abbatis (144631) Turritella subtilestriata (144632) Turritella tricincta, Turritella tricostata (137429)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Hungary Provermicularia sp. (73270)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56USA (Alaska) Turritella sp. (112237)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Peru Vermicularia sp. (68096 68116)
Angulata201.3 - 196.5Luxembourg Turritella sp. (149756)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7India (Kachchh) Serpula lumbricalis (24050)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7France Serpula lumbricalis (67975)
Middle Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7France Serpula lumbricalis (68642)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Ethiopia Turritella sp. (94587)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Baden-Wurttemberg) Serpula lumbricalis (23887)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8USSR (Cis-Polar Trans-Urals) Turritella sp. (2489 2503)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8USSR (Siberia) Turritella sp. (2470)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8USSR (Anadyr-Koryakskii Region) Turritella sp. (2538)