Neverita limula Conrad 1833 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Natica limula, Neverita (Glossaulax) limula

Synonyms: Natica (Neverita) gibbosa Lea 1833, Natica gibbosa Lea 1833, Neverita gibbosa Lea 1833

Belongs to Neverita according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1966

See also Kosnik 2002

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 nereidis, Neverita nomlandi, Neverita olla, Neverita pabloensis, Neverita paraguanensis, Neverita samanensis, Neverita secta, Neverita semiglobosa, Neverita subreclusiana, Neverita weaveri, Polinices (Neverita) insignis, Polynices (Neverita) eocenica

Type specimens:

  • Neverita limula: ANSP 12797, a shell
  • Natica (Neverita) gibbosa: ANSP 5528, a shell.

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (5 collections), United States (45: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 51 collections including 52 occurrences

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