Maxwellinatica Beu and Marshall 2011 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Full reference: A. G. Beu and B. A. Marshall. 2011. New Cenozoic records of genera and families from New Zealand (Mollusca, Gastropoda): highlights from Phillip Maxwell’s collection. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 54(1):13-34

Parent taxon: Naticidae according to A. G. Beu and B. A. Marshall 2011

Sister taxa: Amaurellina, Amauropsella, Amauropsina, Amauropsona, Amaurospina, Ampullospirinae, Austrocochlis, Banis, Chilocyclus, Cochlis, Eunatica, Euspirocrommium, Forator, Globisininae, Globulariinae, Gyrodinae, Lunatia, Magnatica, Naticinae, Payradeautia, Polinicinae, Sigatica, Sininae, Taniella

Subtaxa: Maxwellinatica phillipi

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Elephant Hill Stream, first outcrop behind pine tree on left bank c. 200 m upstr (Miocene of New Zealand)

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