Polinices uber Valenciennes 1821 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Natica uber, Polinices (Polinices) uber

Synonyms: Natica ovum Menke 1850, Natica virginea R├ęcluz 1850

Belongs to Polinices according to C. L. Powell 2008

See also Keen 1971 and Marincovich 1977

Sister taxa: Polinices (Conuber), Polinices (Hypterita), Polinices (Polinella), Polinices (Polinices), Polinices albumen, Polinices albus, Polinices blaesus, Polinices candidissimus, Polinices cerovaensis, Polinices coensis, Polinices conicus, Polinices dubius, Polinices eminulus, Polinices flemingianus, Polinices gainesanus, Polinices hepaticus, Polinices incei, Polinices intemeratus, Polinices intermeratus, Polinices kummeli, Polinices lacteus, Polinices lavelana, Polinices lobatus, Polinices mammata, Polinices mammilla, Polinices melanostomus, Polinices mercedensis, Polinices otis, Polinices panamaensis, Polinices peselephanti, Polinices porcana, Polinices powisiana, Polinices prolactea, Polinices pseudoredempta, Polinices redemptus, Polinices repenningi, Polinices sebae, Polinices shumardianus, Polinices simiae, Polinices sookensis, Polinices sordidus, Polinices stanislasmeunieri, Polinices subtenuis, Polinices victorianus, Polinices waipaensis, Polinices washingtonensis, Polinices weisbordi, Polynices consimilis, Polynices hornii, Polynices jorgensis, Polynices ortmanni, Polynices santacrucensis, Naticella compressa, Naticella tuba, Naticella praesublineata, Naticella bronnii, Naticella arctecostata

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Chile (1 collection), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Mexico (3), Panama (1), Peru (4), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), United States (5: California)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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