Sigmesalia sulcata Lamarck 1804 (turret shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Alternative combinations: Mesalia sulcata, Turritella sulcata

Full reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1804. Suite des mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 4:212-222

Belongs to Sigmesalia according to Glibert 1962

See also Lamarck 1804

Sister taxa: Mesalia (Sigmesalia) rakhiensis, Mesalia (Sigmesalia) soriensis, Sigmesalia eckiana, Sigmesalia fasciata, Sigmesalia hamiltoni, Sigmesalia incertae, Sigmesalia krachi, Sigmesalia multisulcata, Sigmesalia solida, Sigmesalia stylacris

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of France (4 collections), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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