Mesalia rathbuni Maury 1934 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1934. Fossil invertebrates from Northeastern Brazil. Bulletins of the American Museum of Natural History 67(4):123-179

Belongs to Mesalia according to E. J. Petuch 1988

See also Maury 1934

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 pumila, Mesalia shatai, Mesalia tricarinata, Mesalia vetusta, Mesalia virginiae, Mesalia zitteli

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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