Turritella (Haustator) punjabensis Eames 1952 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Full reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168

Belongs to Turritella (Haustator) according to M. W. A. Iqbal 1973

See also Eames 1952

Sister taxa: Haustator (Haustator), Haustator adulterata, Haustator bauga, Haustator bellovacina, Haustator caillati, Haustator carinata, Haustator cingulifer, Haustator circumdatus, Haustator comptus, Haustator conoidea, Haustator contractus, Haustator dixoni, Haustator elegans, Haustator elongatus, Haustator eryna, Haustator fowleri, Haustator funiculosus, Haustator granulosa, Haustator imbricataria, Haustator infans, Haustator mitis, Haustator monilifer, Haustator multiplicatus, Haustator perdita, Haustator praecessus, Haustator rina, Haustator rivurbana, Haustator sedanensis, Haustator solanderi, Haustator subula, Haustator subulata, Haustator tauroperturritus, Haustator trisulcata, Haustator uniangularis, Haustator unisulcata, Haustator vermicularis, Haustator zulloi, Turritella (Haustator) asperula, Turritella (Haustator) atlantica, Turritella (Haustator) bijugata, Turritella (Haustator) conofaciata, Turritella (Haustator) incrassata, Turritella (Haustator) montensis, Turritella (Haustator) parisi, Turritella (Haustator) quadrifasciata, Turritella (Haustator) teschi, Turritella (Haustator) vanderfeeni, Turritella (Haustator) venus, Turritella (Haustator) vermicularis, Turritella solandrei

Type specimen: BMNH G.68103, a shell. Its type locality is Fossil Bed F.2556, Zinda Pir, which is in a Lutetian marine shale in the Domanda Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of India (1 collection), Pakistan (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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