Amaurellina Fischer 1885 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Synonyms: Lupia Conrad 1866, Sigaretus (Lupia) Conrad 1866

Parent taxon: Naticidae according to R. L. Squires 2001

See also Abbass 1967, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Kabat 1991, Marincovich 1977, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1987, Squires 1988, Turner 1938 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Amauropsella, Amauropsina, Amauropsona, Amaurospina, Ampullospirinae, Austrocochlis, Banis, Chilocyclus, Cochlis, Eunatica, Euspirocrommium, Forator, Globisininae, Globulariinae, Gyrodinae, Lunatia, Magnatica, Maxwellinatica, Naticinae, Payradeautia, Polinicinae, Sigatica, Sininae, Tanea, Taniella

Subtaxa: Amaurellina (Amaurellina) Amaurellina caleocia Amaurellina moragai Amaurellina multiangulatum Amaurellina spirata Lupia perovato

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (7), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (28: California, Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), France (1), Greenland (3), Mexico (1), United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1), United States (35: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 91 collections including 94 occurrences

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