Rimella fissurella Linnaeus 1767 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Alternative combinations: Rostellaria (Rimella) fissurella, Rostellaria fissurella, Strombus fissurella, Tibia fissurella

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1767. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Duodecima 1(2):533-1327

Belongs to Rimella according to M. Harzhauser 2004

See also Coquebert and Brongniart 1793, Lamarck 1803, Linnaeus 1767, Okan and Hosgor 2009, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995 and Squires 2013

Sister taxa: Rimella (Rimella), Rimella canalifera, Rimella canalis, Rimella carli, Rimella desertica, Rimella duplicostata, Rimella elongata, Rimella fowleriana, Rimella fusoides, Rimella knappiana, Rimella levis, Rimella oregonensis, Rimella pakistanica, Rimella peruviana, Rimella prestwichi, Rimella quoseibii, Rimella rimosa, Rimella supraplicata, Ectinochilus (Macilentos), Ectinochilus antipodarum, Ectinochilus gaudichaudi, Ectinochilus planum, Ectinochilus (Vaderos), Ectinochilus olssoni, Ectinochilus (Ectinochilus), Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) washingtonensis, Cowlitzia problematica

Subtaxa: Rimella fissurella labrosa

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), Bulgaria (4), Croatia (1), France (13), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Romania (8), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 35 collections including 37 occurrences

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