Euspira muriciformis Broderip 1833 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Eupleura muriciformis, Ranella muriciformis

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

See also Herbert 2005

Sister taxa: Euspira antarctidia, Euspira catena, Euspira catenoides, Euspira compressa, Euspira constricta, Euspira ella, Euspira falklandica, Euspira gianoi, Euspira glaucinoides, Euspira grossularia, Euspira guamblinensis, Euspira halli, Euspira helicina, Euspira heros, Euspira internus, Euspira jacksonensis, Euspira latecallosa, Euspira marianus, Euspira marylandica, Euspira meisensis, Euspira molarensis, Euspira morisi, Euspira notabilis, Euspira pallida, Euspira patagonica, Euspira perforata, Euspira piccolii, Euspira popenoei, Euspira propeinternus, Euspira pulchella, Euspira punjabensis, Euspira rectilabrum, Euspira roei, Euspira saginata, Euspira sergipensis, Euspira soriensis, Euspira strebeli, Euspira submamillaris, Euspira subobturata, Euspira triseriata, Euspira umbilicocarinata, Euspira umbilicolunata, Euspira vicanus, Euspira waltonensis, Natica (Euspira) diabloensis, Natica (Euspira) kirkensis, Polinices (Euspira) clementensis, Polinices (Euspira) gesteri, Polinices (Euspira) hornii, Polinices (Euspira) hotsoni, Polinices (Euspira) nuciformis, Polinices (Euspira) victoriana, Polinices (Euspira) vientoensis

Type specimen: BMNH 1998112, a shell

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: California collections)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (2), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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