Turritella

clade Sorbeoconcha | superfamilia = Cerithioidea | familia = Turritellidae | subfamilia = Turritellinae | genus = Turritella | genus_authority = Lamarck, 1799 | subdivision_ranks = Species | subdivision = See text |synonyms_ref = | synonyms = Turritella is a genus of medium-sized sea snails with an operculum, marine gastropod mollusks in the famil
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turritella

<zoology> Any spiral marine gastropod belonging to Turritella and allied genera. These mollusks have an elongated, turreted shell, composed of many whorls. They have a rounded aperture, and a horny multispiral operculum. ... Origin: NL, dim fr. L. Turris tower. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Turritella

• (n.) Any spiral marine gastropod belonging to Turritella and allied genera. These mollusks have an elongated, turreted shell, composed of many whorls. They have a rounded aperture, and a horny multispiral operculum.
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