Gyrodes Conrad 1860 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative spellings: Girodes, Lunatia (Gyrodes), Natica (Gyrodes)

Parent taxon: Ampullospiridae according to T. Kase and M. Ishikawa 2003

See also Abbass 1967, Dickerson 1914, Dockery 1993, Gabb 1864, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Global Biodiversity Information Facility 2015, Kase 1984, Marincovich 1977, Matsubara et al. 2010, Popenoe et al. 1987, Sepkoski 2002 and Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Amauropsis, Crommium, Lacunaria, Tejonia

Subtaxa: Gyrodes (Gyrodes) Gyrodes (Hypterita) Gyrodes (Sigaretopsis) Gyrodes (Sohlella) Gyrodes allisoni Gyrodes brunsvicensis Gyrodes expansa Gyrodes globosus Gyrodes greeni Gyrodes mahalanobisi Gyrodes major Gyrodes onensis Gyrodes pacificum Gyrodes robustus Gyrodes siskiyouensis Lunatia (Gyrodes) conradiana Natica (Gyrodes) lineata

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Ecology: infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Japan (1 collection), Mexico (4)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1), Mexico (4), United States (6: California, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Austria (3), France (3), Germany (5), Greenland (2), Hungary (1), Israel (14), Japan (5), Madagascar (3), Mexico (3), Mozambique (5), Poland (4), South Africa (2), Spain (1), USSR (1), the United Kingdom (10), United States (320: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 399 collections including 540 occurrences

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