Cochlis epiglottina Lamarck 1804 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combination: Natica epiglottina

Full reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1804. Suite des mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 5:91-98

Belongs to Cochlis according to E. Robba et al. 2016

See also Lamarck 1804 and Mukerjee 1939

Sister taxa: Cochlis craccoi, Cochlis degrangei, Cochlis epigloafuniculata, Cochlis epiglopardalis, Cochlis infelix, Cochlis mortoni, Cochlis neglecta, Cochlis pseudovittata, Cochlis raropunctata, Cochlis rossii, Cochlis sallomacensis, Cochlis separata, Cochlis tigrina

Subtaxa: Cochlis epiglottina auriformis Natica epiglottina auriformis

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of India (1 collection), Italy (4)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), France (12), the United Kingdom (5)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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