Turritella variegata

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Turritella variegata
Turritella variegata (Linnaeus, 1758) 2013 000.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Turritellidae
Subfamily: Turritellinae
Genus: Turritella
Species: T. variegata
Binomial name
Turritella variegata
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms[1]

Epitonium marmoreum Röding, 1798
Turbo variegatus Linnaeus, 1758
Turritella imbricata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Turritella paraguanensis Hodson, 1926
Turritella variegata var. elongata Reeve, 1849

Turritella variegata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turritellidae.[1]

Distribution[edit]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 120 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 53 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Turritella variegata (Linnaeus, 1758).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.

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