Mesalia pumila Gabb 1860 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combination: Turritella pumila

Belongs to Mesalia according to C. J. Maury 1912

Sister taxa: Mesalia alabamiensis, Mesalia bassiounii, Mesalia brevialis, Mesalia claibornensis, Mesalia clarki, Mesalia concava, Mesalia ferialae, Mesalia gigantia, Mesalia goshourensis, Mesalia lincolnensis, Mesalia martinezensis, Mesalia minuta, Mesalia pagoda, Mesalia paleocenica, Mesalia pedinogyra, Mesalia rathbuni, Mesalia shatai, Mesalia tricarinata, Mesalia vetusta, Mesalia virginiae, Mesalia zitteli

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Trinidad and Tobago (1 collection), United States (7: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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