Protosurcula Casey 1904 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Parent taxon: Turridae according to J. Gardner 1945

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adelocythara, Amekicythara, Amuletum, Andicula, Antiplanes, Awateria, Beretra, Borsoniinae, Carinodrillia, Clavatula, Cochlespirella, Cochlespiropsis, Compsodrillia, Coronia, Crassispira, Cryptoconinae, Cryptogemma, Daphinellinae, Decollidrillia, Drilliinae, Drillinae, Eoclathurella, Eopleurotoma, Eosurcula, Epalxis, Epidirella, Epidirona, Eucheilodon, Fusimilis, Fusiturricula, Gemmula, Genotia, Glabrocythara, Glossispira, Hemisurcula, Hesperiturris, Infracoronia, Inquisitor, Iotyrris, Knefastia, Kuroshioturris, Lepicythara, Leucosyrinx, Lioglyphostoma, Lophiotoma, Lucerapex, Lurifax, Lutema, Lyrosurcula, Maesiella, Megasurcula, Michela, Miraclathurella, Monilispira, Muteluma, Nasavusavuia, Optoturris, Pachycythara, Parasyngenochilus, Perrona, Pilsbryspira, Pleurofusia, Polystira, Procerapex, Pseudoraphitoma, Ptychobela, Ptychosyrinx, Remnita, Scalaturris, Scobinella, Sedilia, Sinistrella, Surculites, Surculoma, Tiariturris, Trachelochetus, Trypanotoma, Trypanotopsis, Turricula, Turridrupa, Turrinae, Turrinosyrinx, Turris, Unedogemmula, Vaughanites, Xenuroturris, Zonulispira

Subtaxa: Protosurcula gabbii

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (70: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas collections)

• Paleocene of United States (4: Texas)

Total: 74 collections including 79 occurrences

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