Naticarius canrena Linnaeus 1758 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Natica (Naticarius) canrena, Natica canrena, Nerita canrena

Synonym: Naticarius verae Rehder 1947

Belongs to Naticarius according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Barrios 1960, Brown and Pilsbry 1913, Majima 1989, Mansfield 1925, Olsson 1922, Perrilliat 1960, Perrilliat 1987, Weisbord 1929, Weisbord 1962 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Natica (Naticarius) semilunata, Natica (Naticarius) unifasciata, Naticarius (Naticarius), Naticarius alapapilionis, Naticarius concinnus, Naticarius plicatella, Naticarius precursor, Naticarius scethra

Subtaxa: Natica (Naticarius) canrena antinacca

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (2 collections), Jamaica (1), United States (7: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (5), Mexico (3), Trinidad and Tobago (16), United States (4: Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of Brazil (15), Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (1), Mexico (3), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (19), Venezuela (7)

• Oligocene of Puerto Rico (2)

Total: 110 collections including 111 occurrences

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