Naticarius Dumeril 1806 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative spelling: Natica (Naticarius)

Synonyms: Natella Palmer 1937, Naticarius (Natella) Palmer 1937, Naticarius (Tella) Palmer 1942, Tella Palmer 1942

Parent taxon: Naticinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Dolin and Pacaud 2009, Gardner 1947, Kabat 1991, Ladd 1977, MacNeil 1960, Majima 1989, Marincovich 1977, Palmer 1937, Palmer and Brann 1966, Perrilliat 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Aloconatica, Carinacca, Cryptonatica, Friginatica, Natica, Notocochlis, Paratectonatica, Proxiuber, Stigmaulax, Tanea, Tasmatica, Tectonatica

Subtaxa: Natica (Naticarius) semilunata Natica (Naticarius) unifasciata Naticarius (Naticarius) Naticarius alapapilionis Naticarius canrena Naticarius concinnus Naticarius plicatella Naticarius precursor Naticarius scethra

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Cuba (2), Italy (2), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Panama (2), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), United States (11: Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (5), Costa Rica (2), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (5), India (1), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (5), Mexico (3), Panama (12), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (16), United States (9: California, Florida, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of Brazil (15), Colombia (17), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (1), Grenada (3), Indonesia (6), Italy (1), Japan (1), Mexico (3), Panama (51), Peru (1), Trinidad and Tobago (19), United States (16: Florida), Venezuela (7)

• Oligocene of Panama (3), Puerto Rico (2), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (19: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (11: Alabama, Texas)

Total: 281 collections including 285 occurrences

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