Turriscala de Boury 1890 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae

Parent taxon: Epitoniidae according to F. S. MacNeil 1960

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Aciculiscala, Acirsa, Acirsinae, Acrilla, Alora, Amaea, Cerithiscala, Cirsotrema, Clathroscala, Clathrus, Confusiscala, Crossotrema, Dannevigena, Eglisia, Epitomium, Epitoniinae, Epitonium, Filiscala, Gregorioiscala, Littoriniscala, Mazescala, Murdochella, Narvaliscala, Notacirsa, Nystiellinae, Opalia, Opaliinae, Papuliscala, Pliciscala, Problitora, Scalaria, Scalina, Sthenorytis, Variciscala, Australolaxispira, Scala, Funis

Subtaxa: Turriscala (Claviscala) Turriscala (Kapua)

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Germany (7), Japan (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene of Denmark (3), the Netherlands (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1), Germany (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 29 collections including 30 occurrences

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