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Turritella guppyi

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Turritella guppyi was named by Cossmann (1909) [DISTRIBUTION: "Miocene"-Early Pliocene; Venezuela, Jamaica.]. Its type specimen is USNM 115451, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Turritella (Bactrospira) guppyi by Landau et al. (2008) and Landau and Marques da Silva (2010).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Turritella guppyi Cossmann p. 225
1928Turritella guppyi Woodring p. 349
2008Turritella (Bactrospira) guppyi Landau et al. p. 457
2010Turritella (Bactrospira) guppyi Landau and Marques da Silva p. 21
2011Turritella guppyi Perrilliat and Flores-Guerrero p. 380

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
subfamilyTurritellinaeLovén 1847
genusTurritellaLamarck 1799
speciesguppyiCossmann 1909

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 Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 11.60800 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Venezuela Turritella guppyi (96470)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Haiti Turritella guppyi (60107 60109)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Venezuela Turritella guppyi (96486)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Dominican Republic Turritella guppyi (74965)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Mexico (Veracruz) Turritella guppyi (134768)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica Turritella guppyi (58522 69089 69090 69092 69093 69094)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Venezuela Turritella guppyi (79710 111011)