Stigmaulax guppiana Toula 1909 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae

Alternative combinations: Natica (Stigmaulax) guppyana, Natica guppiana, Natica guppyana, Stigmaulax guppyana

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

See also Anderson 1929, Barrios 1960, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Oinomikado 1939, Olsson 1922, Weisbord 1962 and Woodring 1959

Sister taxa: Natica (Stigmaulax) broderipiana, Natica (Stigmaulax) elenae, Stigmaulax beaumonti, Stigmaulax broderipiana, Stigmaulax cayennensis, Stigmaulax landesiana, Stigmaulax sulcata, Stigmaulax vererugosum

Type specimen: Natica guppiana, a shell

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), Panama (1), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ecuador (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (5), Ecuador (7), Panama (48), United States (7: Florida), Venezuela (3)

Total: 77 collections each including a single occurrence

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