Triassurella Nützel and Geiger, 2006, Nutzel and Geiger, 2006

Kiel, Steffen, Campbell, Kathleen A. & Gaillard, Christian, 2010, New and little known mollusks from ancient chemosynthetic environments, Zootaxa 2390 (1), pp. 26-48: 28

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2390.1.2

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5312870

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scientific name

Triassurella Nützel and Geiger, 2006
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Genus Triassurella Nützel and Geiger, 2006  

Type species: Triassurella carnica Nützel and Geiger, 2006   (by original designation), from the Late Triassic Cassian Formation in the Italian Alps.

Remarks: Although Nützel and Geiger (2006, p. 281) noted that the asymmetrical limpet shape with strong expansion rate as seen in Triassurella   , Sutilizona   and Temnocinclis   is exclusively found in deep-sea families today, they placed Triassurella   in the Scissurellidae   . It is transferred here to the Sutilizonidae   based on the strong similarities between Triassurella goederti   n. sp. and Sutilizona theca McLean, 1989   .