Mesalia alabamiensis De Gregorio 1890 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Potamides alabamiensis, Turritella alabamiensis

Belongs to Mesalia according to M. D. Perrilliat et al. 2006

See also Stenzel and Turner 1940

Sister taxa: 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 rathbuni, Mesalia shatai, Mesalia tricarinata, Mesalia vetusta, Mesalia virginiae, Mesalia zitteli

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection)

• Paleocene of United States (63: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Texas)

Total: 64 collections including 66 occurrences

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