Turritella (Turritella) alticostata Conrad 1834 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Turritella alticosta, Turritella alticostata

Belongs to Turritella (Turritella) according to J. A. Gardner 1948

See also Cooke 1936

Sister taxa: 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) tricarinata, Turritella (Turritella) unicarinata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Pliocene of United States (15: Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (1: Maryland)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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