Euspira marylandica Conrad 1865 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Lunatia marylandica, Natica marylandica

Belongs to Euspira according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1966

See also Clark 1895

Sister taxa: Euspira antarctidia, Euspira catena, Euspira catenoides, Euspira compressa, Euspira constricta, Euspira ella, Euspira falklandica, Euspira gianoi, Euspira glaucinoides, Euspira grossularia, Euspira guamblinensis, Euspira halli, Euspira helicina, Euspira heros, Euspira internus, Euspira jacksonensis, Euspira latecallosa, Euspira meisensis, Euspira molarensis, Euspira morisi, Euspira muriciformis, Euspira notabilis, Euspira pallida, Euspira patagonica, Euspira perforata, Euspira piccolii, Euspira propeinternus, Euspira pulchella, Euspira punjabensis, Euspira rectilabrum, Euspira roei, Euspira saginata, Euspira sergipensis, Euspira soriensis, Euspira strebeli, Euspira submamillaris, Euspira subobturata, Euspira triseriata, Euspira umbilicocarinata, Euspira umbilicolunata, Euspira vicanus, Euspira waltonensis, Polinices (Euspira) clementensis, Polinices (Euspira) gesteri, Polinices (Euspira) hornii, Polinices (Euspira) hotsoni, Polinices (Euspira) nuciformis, Polinices (Euspira) vientoensis

Type specimen: ANSP 15177, a shell

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (13: Alabama, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia collections)

• Paleocene of United States (19: Alabama, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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