Glossaulax didyma Röding 1798 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Albula didyma, Natica didyma, Neverita didyma, Polinices didyma

Synonyms: Natica kiritaniana Yokoyama 1931, Neverita kiritaniana Yokoyama 1931

Belongs to Glossaulax according to R. Majima 1989

See also Jensen 1996 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: Glossaulax reclusiana, Glossaulax vesicalis, Neverita (Glossaulax) alta, Neverita (Glossaulax) andersoni, Neverita (Glossaulax) asheri, Neverita (Glossaulax) bolivarensis, Neverita (Glossaulax) discula, Neverita (Glossaulax) jamesae, Neverita (Glossaulax) thomsonae

Subtaxa: Glossaulax didyma coticazae

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of Japan (7 collections), Pakistan (3), South Africa (1), Thailand (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4), Japan (3), Pakistan (1)

• Miocene of India (1), Japan (4), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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