Springvaleia Rutsch 1934 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Parent taxon: Turritellidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Actaeonema, Caucasella, Colpospirella, Cristispira, Eligmostoma, Haustator, Incatella, Kapalmerella, Mariacolpus, Nairiella, Orectospirinae, Palmerella, Pareorinae, Protominae, Torcula, Torquesiella, Trobus, Turriola, Turritellinae, Turritellopsinae, Turritellopsis, Vermiculariinae

Subtaxa: Springvaleia secunda

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection), Panama (1), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Panama (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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