Polinices hepaticus Röding 1798 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative combination: Albula hepatica

Synonyms: Mammilla brunnea Link 1807, Natica brunnea Link 1807, Natica subclausa Sowerby 1850, Polinices (Mammilla) brunnea Link 1807, Polinices brunnea Link 1807, Polinices brunnea subclausa Sowerby 1850, Polinices subclausa Sowerby 1850

Belongs to Polinices according to N.E. Weisbord 1962

See also Anderson 1929, Barrios 1960, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Hendy et al. 2008, Olsson 1922, Pitt and Pitt 1992, Weisbord 1929 and Woodring 1928

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 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 uber, Polinices victorianus, Polinices waipaensis, Polinices washingtonensis, Polinices weisbordi, Polynices consimilis, Polynices hornii, Polynices jorgensis, Polynices ortmanni, Polynices santacrucensis, Naticella compressa, Naticella bronnii, Naticella arctecostata

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Ecuador (3), Jamaica (4), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (1)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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