Ampullaria sigaretina Lamarck 1804 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Ampullina sigaretina, Globularia sigaretina, Natica sigaretina

Full reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1804. Suite des mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 5:28-36

Belongs to Ampullaria according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Darga 1992, Lamarck 1804, Lozouet et al. 2001, Morellet and Morellet 1945, Okan and Hosgor 2008 and Okan and Hosgor 2009

Sister taxa: Ampullaria acuminata, Ampullaria acuta, Ampullaria canaliculata, Ampullaria conica, Ampullaria crassatina, Ampullaria depressa, Ampullaria excavata, Ampullaria guaduasensis, Ampullaria hybrida, Ampullaria oceani, Ampullaria patula, Ampullaria ponti, Ampullaria tuberacola, Natica (Ampullaria) sanctaecrucis

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Bulgaria (4 collections), Croatia (1), France (8), Germany (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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