Protoma Baird 1870 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Parent taxon: Protominae according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Allmon 1996, Bouchet et al. 2005, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser 2004 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Protoma (Protoma) Protoma (Protomella) Protoma cathedralis Protoma deshayesi Protoma renevieri Protoma retrodilatatum Protoma rotifera Protoma sindiense Protoma subrenevieri

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of South Africa (1 collection), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of India (1)

• Miocene of Austria (3), France (4), India (2), Italy (15), Pakistan (3), Portugal (1)

• Oligocene of Hungary (2), India (1), Pakistan (5)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 40 collections including 47 occurrences

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