Magnatica Marwick 1924 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative spelling: Natica (Magnatica)

Parent taxon: Naticidae according to H. L. Abbass 1967

See also Beu et al. 1990 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Magnatica (Magnatica) Magnatica (Spelaenacca) Magnatica planispira

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections), New Zealand (8)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (5)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), New Zealand (10)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (3)

Total: 29 collections including 30 occurrences

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