Sinum perspectivum Say 1831 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combination: Sigaretus perspectivus

Belongs to Sinum according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Sinum (Sinum), Sinum africanum, Sinum aquensis, Sinum beatricae, Sinum bilix, Sinum californicum, Sinum carolanum, Sinum chesapeakensis, Sinum chipolanum, Sinum clathratum, Sinum concavum, Sinum coryliforme, Sinum cymba, Sinum debile, Sinum debilis, Sinum declive, Sinum dickersoni, Sinum euryhedra, Sinum excentricum, Sinum eximium, Sinum fragilis, Sinum gabbi, Sinum gabrielensis, Sinum gatunense, Sinum grayi, Sinum haliotoidea, Sinum imperforatum, Sinum ineptum, Sinum jacksonense, Sinum javanus, Sinum lacondamini, Sinum maculatum, Sinum naticoidalis, Sinum nolani, Sinum noyesii, Sinum obliqua, Sinum obliquum, Sinum occidentis, Sinum pacificum, Sinum perrini, Sinum protoneritoideus, Sinum quirosanum, Sinum sanctijohannis, Sinum scopulosum, Sinum subglobosus, Ectosinum microstira, Sigaretus javanus, Sigaretus scopulosus, Sigaretus mexicanus, Sigaretus (Naticina), Sigaretus cinctus, Sigaretus perrini

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection), United States (15: Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1), United States (1: South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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