Turritriton Dall 1904 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative spelling: Cymatium (Turritriton)

Synonyms: Particymatium Iredale 1936, Tritoniscus Dall 1904

Parent taxon: Ranellinae according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Beu 2005, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010, Landau et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Ameranella, Crassicymatium, Fusitron, Gutturinium, Gyrineum, Halgyrineum, Priene, Ranularia, Reticutriton, Septa

Subtaxa: Turritriton domingensis Turritriton gibbosus Turritriton labiosus Turritriton tenuiliratus

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Ecuador (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (2), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (9), Indonesia (1), Panama (2), Venezuela (4)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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