Turritella (Haustator) vermicularis Brocchi 1814 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Archimediella vermicularis, Haustator (Haustator) vermicularis, Turbo vermicularis, Turritella vermicularis

Belongs to Turritella (Haustator) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Bohm and Weisfermel 1913, Glibert 1962, Marasti 1973, Marche-Marchad 1960 and Zunino and Pavia 2009

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) punjabensis, Turritella (Haustator) quadrifasciata, Turritella (Haustator) teschi, Turritella (Haustator) vanderfeeni, Turritella (Haustator) venus, Turritella solandrei

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Italy (2)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Italy (1), Romania (1)

• Eocene of Namibia (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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