Mammilla melanostoma Gmelin 1791 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Nerita melanostoma, Polinices melanostoma

Belongs to Mammilla according to T. Okutaini 2000

See also Majima 1989

Sister taxa: Mammilla arepa, Mammilla caprae, Mammilla fasciata, Mammilla mammata

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (3 collections), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Fiji (1), Japan (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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