Vermicularia porrecta Deshayes 1861 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Serpulorbis porrectus, Vermetus porrectus, Vermicularia (Anguillospira) porrecta

Belongs to Vermicularia according to Tracey et al 1995

Sister taxa: Vermicularia (Anguillospira), Vermicularia (Provermicularia), Vermicularia (Vermicularia), Vermicularia knorrii, Vermicularia lumbricalis, Vermicularia spirata, Vermicularia trilineata, Vermicularia woodringi

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of France (2 collections), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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