Turritella (Peyrotia) desmarestina Basterot 1825 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Haustator desmarestinus, Turritella desmarestina

Belongs to Turritella (Peyrotia) according to M. Harzhauser 2004

See also Vredenburg 1928

Sister taxa: Peyrotia interposita, Turritella (Peyrotia) ansarii, Turritella (Peyrotia) magnasperula, Turritella (Peyrotia) strangulata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (1 collection), France (1), Italy (4), Turkey (2)

• Oligocene of Iran (1), Pakistan (3)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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