Hindsia (Nihonophos) MacNeil 1960 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: F. S. MacNeil. 1960. Tertiary and Quaternary Gastropoda of Okinawa: A comparison of the late Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene Gastropoda of Okinawa with related faunas of East Asia together with a resume of the geological setting of the fossiliferous deposits. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 339:1-148

Parent taxon: Hindsia according to F. S. MacNeil 1960

Sister taxa: Hindsia granosa, Hindsia mekranica, Hindsia neastriatula, Hindsia pardalis, Hindsia varicifera

Subtaxa: Hindsia (Nihonophos) magnifica

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Type: Nassaria magnifica

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Japan (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Japan (4)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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