Turritella yucatecana

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Turritella yucatecana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Turritellidae
Subfamily: Turritellinae
Genus: Turritella
Species: T. yucatecana
Binomial name
Turritella yucatecana
(W. H. Dall, 1881)[1]

Turritella yucatecanum Dall, 1881

Turritella yucatecana is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turritellidae.[2]


The maximum recorded shell length is 16.5 mm.[3]


Minimum recorded depth is 1170 m.[3] Maximum recorded depth is 1170 m.[3]


  1. ^ Dall, W. H., 1881, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 9:93. World Register of Marine Species, Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b Turritella yucatecana (Dall, 1881).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 May 2010.
  3. ^ 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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