Polynices (Neverita) eocenica Nagao 1928 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Full reference: T. Nagao. 1928. Palaeogene fossils of the Island of Kyushu, Japan Part I. Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University 9(3):97-128

Belongs to Polynices (Neverita) according to T. Nagao 1928

Sister taxa: Natica (Neverita) arnoldi, Natica (Neverita) orbicularis, Natica (Neverita) pabloensis, Neverita (Glossaulax), Neverita (Hypterita), Neverita (Neverita), Neverita asagaiensis, Neverita calvimontana, Neverita chiloensis, Neverita chipolanus, Neverita duplicatus, Neverita eocenica, Neverita globosa, Neverita jamesae, Neverita josephinia, Neverita kaitbeyensis, Neverita limula, Neverita nereidis, Neverita olla, Neverita pabloensis, Neverita paraguanensis, Neverita samanensis, Neverita secta, Neverita semiglobosa, Neverita subreclusiana, Neverita weaveri, Polinices (Neverita) insignis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mirokudake, which is in an Eocene marine horizon in Japan

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Japan (3 collections)

• Paleogene of Japan (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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