Turbinella praetextilis Vokes 1998 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae

Full reference: E. H. Vokes. 1998. Neogene Paleontology in the Northern Dominican Republic 18. The Superfamily Volutacea (in part) (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletins of American Paleontology 113(354):1-54

Belongs to Turbinella according to E. H. Vokes 1998

Sister taxa: Turbinella (Mangkalia), Turbinella affinis, Turbinella amazonianum, Turbinella angulata, Turbinella brasilianus, Turbinella buccina, Turbinella chipolana, Turbinella demissa, Turbinella episoma, Turbinella falconensis, Turbinella gratus, Turbinella hermani, Turbinella junghuhni, Turbinella laevigata, Turbinella magdalenensis, Turbinella mekranica, Turbinella pilsbryi, Turbinella polygonata, Turbinella praelaevigata, Turbinella praelavigata, Turbinella premekranica, Turbinella pyrum, Turbinella rembangensis, Turbinella scolymoides, Turbinella scopulus, Turbinella trinitatis, Turbinella valida, Turbinella wheeleri, Xancus rex, Xancus (Eoxancus), Turbinella wilsoni, Xancus regina, Xancus talarensis, Xancus paytensis, Xancus peruvianus

Type specimen: PRI 45264, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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