Amauropsina Chelot 1885 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

Parent taxon: Naticidae according to Global Biodiversity Information Facility 2015

See also Abbass 1967, Glibert 1963, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sacco 1891 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Amauropsina canaliculata

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection), France (6), Indonesia (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleocene of Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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