Vermicularia Lamarck 1799 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative spelling: Vermiculus

Parent taxon: Vermiculariinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Allmon 1996, Bouchet et al. 2005, Gardner 1948, Ladd 1972, Mansfield 1925, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Perrilliat 1972, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Laxispira, Pseudomesalia

Subtaxa: Vermicularia (Anguillospira) Vermicularia (Provermicularia) Vermicularia (Vermicularia) Vermicularia knorrii Vermicularia lumbricalis Vermicularia porrecta Vermicularia spirata Vermicularia trilineata Vermicularia woodringi

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Type: Serpula lumbricalis

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (2 collections), Bermuda (1), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Fiji (1), Japan (1), United States (23: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (10), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (3), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (9: California, Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (25), Hungary (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), the Marshall Islands (3), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of the Marshall Islands (1)

• Eocene of France (5), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Spain (7), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1)

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of France (2), Germany (1), India (1)

• Triassic of China (2), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Peru (2)

Total: 142 collections including 153 occurrences

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