Turritella (Broderiptella) variegata Linnaeus 1758 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Turbo variegatus, Turritella variegata

Synonym: Turbo imbricatus Linnaeus 1758

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

See also Rosenberg 2005 and Weisbord 1962

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Colombia (1 collection), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (5)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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