Sigmesalia fasciata Lamarck 1804 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Mesalia (Sigmesalia) fasciata, Mesalia fasciata, Turritella fasciata

Full reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1804. Suite des mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 4:212-222

Belongs to Sigmesalia according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Cox 1930, Eames 1952 and Lamarck 1804

Sister taxa: Mesalia (Sigmesalia) rakhiensis, Mesalia (Sigmesalia) soriensis, Sigmesalia eckiana, Sigmesalia hamiltoni, Sigmesalia incertae, Sigmesalia krachi, Sigmesalia multisulcata, Sigmesalia solida, Sigmesalia stylacris, Sigmesalia sulcata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2 collections), Egypt (1), France (7), Italy (1), Pakistan (28), Romania (4), Spain (60), the United Kingdom (3)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (2), Poland (1)

Total: 109 collections each including a single occurrence

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