Orthosurcula Casey 1904 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Alternative spelling: Turricula (Orthosurcula)

Parent taxon: Turriculinae according to M. Harzhauser and O. Mandic 2001

See also Jeffery and Tracey 1997, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich and Janssen 2007

Sister taxa: Clavatula, Clionella, Glibertturricula, Pusionella, Turricula, Cocklespira, Pseudocochlespira, Knefastia, Austrocarina, Marshallena, Fusiturricula, Pyramimitra, Nodisurculina, Microsurcula, Paradrillia, Vexitomina, Paracomitas, Mariaturricula, Austrosullivania, Makiyamaia, Fusisyrinx

Subtaxa: Orthosurcula regularis Turricula (Orthosurcula) cochlis Turricula (Orthosurcula) crassa Turricula (Orthosurcula) keelei Turricula (Orthosurcula) teretrium

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Belgium (2 collections), France (1), Germany (25), the Netherlands (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Denmark (4), France (6), Hungary (3), the Netherlands (1), United States (7: Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (7: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Colombia (1), Mexico (3), United States (46: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas)

Total: 114 collections including 139 occurrences

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