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  • Turritella alticostata


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    • A nice Turritella. Not uncommon at this site, but rarely in such good shape.

    Taxonomy

    Drill Shell

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Gastropoda
    Order: Sorbeoconcha
    Family: Turritellidae
    Genus: Turritella
    Species: T. alticostata
    Author Citation Contad, 1834

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Pliocene
    International Age: Zanclean

    Stratigraphy

    Yorktown Formation
    Rushmere Member

    Provenance

    Collector: Don Rideout
    Date Collected: 06/11/2017
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 44.1mm

    Location

    Tar River
    Edgecombe County
    North Carolina
    United States

    Comments

    A nice Turritella. Not uncommon at this site, but rarely in such good shape.



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