Zeacolpus Finlay 1926 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Cerithiacea - Turritellidae

Parent taxon: Turritellinae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Allmon 1996, Beu et al. 1990, Darragh 2017, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Archimediella, Banzarecolpus, Callostracum, Coeloconica, Colposigma, Colpospira, Gazameda, Hataiella, Idaella, Maoricolpus, Neohaustator, Nipponocolpus, Oligodia, Reymentella, Sechuritella, Spirocolpus, Tachyrhynchus, Torquesia, Tropicolpus, Turritella, Wyatella, Wyattella, Zaria, Kamchatkella, Armatus

Subtaxa: Zeacolpus (Leptocolpus) Zeacolpus (Stiracolpus) Zeacolpus (Zeacolpus) Zeacolpus bartoni Zeacolpus chattonensis Zeacolpus pukeuriensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Pliocene of New Zealand (2)

• Miocene of New Zealand (13)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (9)

• Eocene of Australia (6), New Zealand (21), Pakistan (10)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (11)

Total: 74 collections including 85 occurrences

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