Glossaulax reclusiana Deshayes 1841 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Natica (Neverita) recluziana, Natica reclusiana, Neverita (Glossaulax) reclusiana, Neverita reclusiana, Neverita recluziana, Polinices (Neverita) reclusianus, Polinices (Neverita) recluziana, Polinices (Neverita) recluzianus, Polinices reclusianus

Belongs to Glossaulax according to R. Majima 1989

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

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (14 collections), United States (19: California)

• Blancan of United States (3: California)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), United States (32: California)

• Miocene of Ecuador (3), Mexico (3), Panama (5), United States (23: California)

• Oligocene of United States (6: California)

• Eocene of United States (1: Washington)

Total: 110 collections each including a single occurrence

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