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Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Turritellinae Lovén
1850Zariinae Gray
1964Turritellinae Sohl p. 361
1986Tachyrhynchiinae Golikov
1988Turritellinae Ponder and Warén p. 295
1993Turritellinae Dockery p. 48
1994Tachyrhynchiinae Titova p. 321
1994Turritellinae Titova p. 321 figs. Table 1
1995Turritellinae Pacaud and Le Renard p. 157
1996Turritellinae Allmon p. 10
1997Turritellinae Marquet p. 10
2002Turritellinae Harzhauser p. 76
2002Turritellinae van den Hoek Ostende et al. p. 18
2004Turritellinae Stilwell et al. p. 28
2005Turritellinae Bouchet et al. pp. 179, 249
2007Turritellinae Harzhauser p. 96
2009Turritellinae Harzhauser et al. p. 341
2010Turritellinae Landau and Marques da Silva p. 18

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
subfamilyTurritellinaeLovén 1847
subfamilyTurritellinaeLovén 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
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 Middle Triassic to the top of the Holocene or 247.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 237.0 Ma

Collections (3740 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Germany (Saxony-Anhalt) Turbonilla scalata (201970)
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)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56USA (Alaska) Turritella sp. (112237)
Angulata201.3 - 196.5Luxembourg Turritella sp. (149756)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Ethiopia Turritella sp. (94587)
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)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Poland Turritella polonica (63065)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Switzerland Turritella jaccardi (2225 2247) Turritella sp. (2243)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9USA (Oregon) Turritella buwaldana (52308)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9France Turritella jaccardi (2222)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9USSR (Siberia) Turritella sp. (2473 2493)
Early/Lower Hauterivian136.4 - 130.0Germany Turritella sp. (76934)
Early/Lower Hauterivian136.4 - 130.0Argentina (Neuquen) Turritella lineolata (47202)
Late/Upper Hauterivian136.4 - 130.0Germany Turritella sp. (76937)