Natica (Natica) mamilla Linnaeus 1758 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Natica (Mamma) mamilla, Natica mamilla, Polinices (Polinices) mammilla

Belongs to Natica (Natica) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Martin 1879 and Oostingh 1935

Sister taxa: Natica (Natica) castrenoides, Natica (Natica) cuspidata, Natica (Natica) grayi, Natica (Natica) millepunctata, Natica (Natica) peruviana, Natica (Natica) teglandae, Natica (Natica) tremarieri, Natica (Natica) weaveri

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (5 collections), the Marshall Islands (2), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), Indonesia (3), the Marshall Islands (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Vanuatu (1)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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