Polinices (Polinices) Montfort 1810 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Parent taxon: Polinices according to H. S. Ladd 1977

See also Harzhauser 2002, Keen 1971 and Marasti 1973

Sister taxa: Polinices (Conuber), Polinices (Hypterita), Polinices (Polinella), Polinices albumen, Polinices albus, Polinices blaesus, Polinices candidissimus, Polinices cerovaensis, Polinices coensis, Polinices conicus, Polinices dubius, Polinices eminulus, Polinices flemingianus, Polinices gainesanus, Polinices hepaticus, Polinices incei, Polinices intemeratus, Polinices intermeratus, Polinices kummeli, Polinices lacteus, Polinices lavelana, Polinices lobatus, Polinices mammata, Polinices mammilla, Polinices melanostomus, Polinices mercedensis, Polinices otis, Polinices panamaensis, Polinices peselephanti, Polinices porcana, Polinices powisiana, Polinices prolactea, Polinices pseudoredempta, Polinices redemptus, Polinices repenningi, Polinices sebae, Polinices shumardianus, Polinices simiae, Polinices sookensis, Polinices sordidus, Polinices stanislasmeunieri, Polinices subtenuis, Polinices uber, Polinices victorianus, Polinices waipaensis, Polinices washingtonensis, Polinices weisbordi, Polynices consimilis, Polynices hornii, Polynices jorgensis, Polynices ortmanni, Polynices santacrucensis, Naticella compressa, Naticella bronnii, Naticella arctecostata

Subtaxa: Polinices (Polinices) aurantius Polinices (Polinices) bifasciatus Polinices (Polinices) gesteri Polinices (Polinices) hornii Polinices (Polinices) limi Polinices (Polinices) pijiguayensis Polinices (Polinices) powisianus Polinices (Polinices) woodsi

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Ecology: fast-moving semi-infaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), the Philippines (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (5), Fiji (1), Indonesia (3), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), the Philippines (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), Germany (11), Indonesia (11), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (4), Colombia (1), Indonesia (1), New Zealand (1), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (2), United States (5: California, Washington)

• Paleocene of Mexico (2), New Zealand (2), United States (4: California)

Total: 69 collections including 79 occurrences

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