Stigmaulax Morch 1852 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative spelling: Natica (Stigmaulax)

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

See also Gardner 1947, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Woodring 1928

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

Subtaxa: Stigmaulax beaumonti Stigmaulax broderipiana Stigmaulax guppiana Stigmaulax landesiana Stigmaulax sulcata Stigmaulax vererugosum

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Type: Natica sulcata

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), United States (3: Florida)

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

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), Costa Rica (5), the Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (4), Jamaica (4), Panama (14), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (4), Colombia (12), the Dominican Republic (61), Ecuador (8), Mexico (1), Panama (70), Puerto Rico (1), United States (9: Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 221 collections including 228 occurrences

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