Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata Nelson 1870 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combination: Turritella bifastigata

Belongs to Turritella (Broderiptella) according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Landau et al. 2008, Olsson 1932 and Thomas 1972

Sister taxa: Turritella (Broderiptella) broderipiana, Turritella (Broderiptella) caronensis, Turritella (Broderiptella) gonostoma, Turritella (Broderiptella) maiquetiana, Turritella (Broderiptella) mansfieldi, Turritella (Broderiptella) mimetes, Turritella (Broderiptella) planigyrata, Turritella (Broderiptella) variegata

Subtaxa: Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata cartagenensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Colombia (4 collections), Trinidad and Tobago (6), United States (4: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (9), Ecuador (1), Panama (4), Peru (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), Venezuela (12)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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