Mammilla Schumacher 1817 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative spelling: Polinices (Mammilla)

Parent taxon: Polinicinae according to R. Majima 1989

See also Ladd 1977, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010, MacNeil 1960 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bulbus, Calinaticina, Cepatia, Choristes, Conuber, Euspira, Falsilunatia, Kerguelenatica, Neverita, Payraudeautia, Pliconacca, Polinices, Poliniciella, Sigaticus, Uberella

Subtaxa: Mammilla arepa Mammilla caprae Mammilla fasciata Mammilla mammata Mammilla melanostoma

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Type: Mammilla fasciata

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (4 collections), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Taiwan (2), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Fiji (1), Indonesia (3), Japan (2), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Indonesia (2)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 21 collections including 23 occurrences

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