Turritella vertebroides (Morton 1834) Sea Snail Fossil

Dublin Core

Alternative Title

Gastropod Fossil (F. Turritellidae)

Description

(DSM# 3258/FK182) Extant genus - Turritellid snails are suspension feeders with an elongated shell. Suspension feeder means that the creature feeds on particles that are suspended in the water.

Date Created

66 million years

Spatial Coverage

Owl Creek Fm.

Temporal Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Type

PhysicalObject

Source

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license

Files

Turritella vertibroides.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Turritella vertebroides (Morton 1834) Sea Snail Fossil,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed September 28, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1484.

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