Euspira helicina Brocchi 1814 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Natica helicina, Polinices (Euspira) helicinus

Belongs to Euspira according to Pedriali and Robba 2009

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 heros, Euspira internus, Euspira jacksonensis, Euspira jhuraensis, Euspira lakhaparensis, Euspira latecallosa, Euspira marianus, Euspira marylandica, Euspira meisensis, Euspira molarensis, Euspira morisi, Euspira muriciformis, Euspira notabilis, Euspira pallida, Euspira patagonica, Euspira perforata, Euspira piccolii, Euspira popenoei, 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, Natica (Euspira) diabloensis, Natica (Euspira) kirkensis, Polinices (Euspira) clementensis, Polinices (Euspira) gesteri, Polinices (Euspira) hornii, Polinices (Euspira) hotsoni, Polinices (Euspira) nuciformis, Polinices (Euspira) victoriana, Polinices (Euspira) vientoensis

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Iceland (2 collections), Italy (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Italy (8), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of Austria (6), Belgium (6), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (29), Italy (1), the Netherlands (2), Romania (2), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (5), Denmark (4), the Netherlands (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 76 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.