Pliconacca Cossmann and Martin 1914 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative spellings: Natica (Pliconacca), Natica (Plionacca)

Parent taxon: Polinicinae according to R. Majima 1989

See also Cossmann 1915, Ladd 1977 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bulbus, Calinaticina, Cepatia, Choristes, Conuber, Euspira, Falsilunatia, Kerguelenatica, Mammilla, Neverita, Payraudeautia, Polinices, Poliniciella, Sigaticus, Uberella

Subtaxa: Pliconacca atricapilla Pliconacca nomii Pliconacca trisulcata

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Type: Natica (Pliconacca) trisulcata

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Japan (2 collections)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), Indonesia (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (4), Japan (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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