Maoricolpus Finlay 1926 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

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

See also Allmon 1996, Beu et al. 1990, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

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

Subtaxa: Maoricolpus doni Maoricolpus horni Maoricolpus murrayana Maoricolpus ongleyi Maoricolpus rosea

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Type: Turritella rosea

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (6), New Zealand (12)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (10)

Total: 29 collections including 31 occurrences

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