Turritella (Turritella) tricarinata Brocchi 1814 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Turbo tricarinata, Turritella (Haustator) tricarinata, Turritella tricarinata

Belongs to Turritella (Turritella) according to R. Marquet 1997

See also Islamoglu 2004

Sister taxa: Turritella (Turritella) alticostata, Turritella (Turritella) bandongensis, Turritella (Turritella) bantamensis, Turritella (Turritella) bellardii, Turritella (Turritella) dibleyi, Turritella (Turritella) gradata, Turritella (Turritella) infracarinata, Turritella (Turritella) producta, Turritella (Turritella) terebra, Turritella (Turritella) unicarinata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (3 collections)

• Pliocene of Belgium (4), Greece (2), Italy (1), South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), Greece (2), Italy (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 16 collections including 17 occurrences

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