Subfamily Drilliinae Olsson 1964 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Parent taxon: Turridae according to W. F. Ponder and A. Warén 1988

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2011, Bouchet et al. 2005, Scarponi and Della Bella 2003 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Adelocythara, Amekicythara, Amuletum, Andicula, Awateria, Beretra, Borsoniinae, Carinodrillia, Clavatula, Cochlespirella, Cochlespiropsis, Compsodrillia, Coronia, Crassispira, Cryptoconinae, Cryptogemma, Daphinellinae, Decollidrillia, Defrancia, Drillinae, Eoclathurella, Eopleurotoma, Eosurcula, Epalxis, Epidirella, Epidirona, Eucheilodon, Fusimilis, Fusiturricula, Gemmula, Genotia, Glabrocythara, Glossispira, Hemisurcula, Hesperiturris, Infracoronia, Inquisitor, Iotyrris, Knefastia, Kuroshioturris, Lepicythara, Leucosyrinx, Lioglyphostoma, Lophiotoma, Lucerapex, Lutema, Lyrosurcula, Maesiella, Michela, Miraclathurella, Monilispira, Muteluma, Nasavusavuia, Optoturris, Pachycythara, Parasyngenochilus, Perrona, Pilsbryspira, Pleurofusia, Pleurotomoides, Polystira, Procerapex, Protosurcula, Pseudoraphitoma, Ptychobela, Ptychosyrinx, Remnita, Scobinella, Sedilia, Sinistrella, Surculites, Surculoma, Tiariturris, Trachelochetus, Trypanotoma, Trypanotopsis, Turricula, Turridrupa, Turrinae, Turrinosyrinx, Turris, Unedogemmula, Vaughanites, Xenuroturris, Zonulispira

Subtaxa: Boreodrillia Brachytoma Nitidiclavus Tylotiella

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of India (1), Italy (7), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), Germany (37), India (3), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Myanmar (5), the Netherlands (2)

• Oligocene of Myanmar (1)

• Eocene of Pakistan (2)

Total: 64 collections including 105 occurrences

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