Mesalia claibornensis (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Belongs to Mesalia according to K. V. Palmer 1937

See also Kosnik 2002

Sister taxa: Mesalia alabamiensis, Mesalia bassiounii, Mesalia brevialis, 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 rathbuni, Mesalia shatai, Mesalia tricarinata, Mesalia vetusta, Mesalia virginiae, Mesalia zitteli

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (3 collections), United States (46: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 49 collections each including a single occurrence

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