Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:113
Fossil Type:Shell
Fossil Description:Turritella vertebroides, or Turritella plebeia (prehistoric snail)
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Small
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Streptoneura
Superorder:Prosobranchia
Order:Caenogastropoda
Suborder:Neotaenioglossa
Family:Turritellidae
Subfamily:Turritellinae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Turritella vertebroides (Morton, 1834) or Turritella plebeia
Era/Period:Mesozoic/Cretaceous
Epoch/Age:Maastrichtian
MYA:About 72
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Poricy Brook
Discovery Location (City, ST):Middletown, NJ
Discovery Location (County):Monmouth
Deepest Formation:Navesink
Color:White
Dimensions:0.35"L
Comments:Very small, commonly found in agate
Collector Name:RLD
Image Filename 1:DSCF3588.jpg

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