Subfamily Polinicinae Gray 1847 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Parent taxon: Naticidae according to G. Pastorino 2005

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2005, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Kabat 1991, MacNeil 1960, Majima 1989, Marincovich 1977, Moore 1976, Ponder and Warén 1988, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Wilson 1993

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

Subtaxa: Bulbus Calinaticina Cepatia Choristes Conuber Euspira Falsilunatia Kerguelenatica Mammilla Neverita Payraudeautia Pliconacca Polinices Poliniciella Sigaticus Uberella

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (1), Canada (15: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario), Cape Verde (1), Cayman Islands (3), Chile (2), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (1), Djibouti (1), Ecuador (3), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (1), Greenland (4), Haiti (3), Iceland (5), India (1), Ireland (1), Italy (8), Jamaica (2), Japan (16), Kenya (1), Mexico (23), Morocco (2), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (5), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (1), Peru (4), the Philippines (1), Portugal (6), Saudi Arabia (2), the Seychelles (4), South Africa (4), Spain (3), Sudan (1), Taiwan (4), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (108: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Vanuatu (2), Venezuela (2), Yemen (3)

• Blancan of United States (3: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (1), Belgium (4), Chile (11), Colombia (4), Costa Rica (13), the Dominican Republic (13), Ecuador (14), Fiji (2), Greece (2), India (1), Indonesia (9), Italy (13), Jamaica (5), Japan (13), Mexico (5), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (12), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (2), the Philippines (3), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (56: Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (12)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Argentina (14), Australia (7), Austria (13), Belgium (7), Brazil (2), Chile (18), Colombia (72), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (61), Ecuador (9), Fiji (3), France (6), Germany (39), Greece (2), Grenada (8), Haiti (3), India (2), Indonesia (23), Italy (13), Japan (47), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (16), Panama (101), Peru (6), the Philippines (1), Poland (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (6), Slovakia (4), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (13), United States (123: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia), Venezuela (23)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (4), Austria (5), Belgium (4), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (5), France (33), Germany (2), Greece (1), Hungary (3), Jamaica (1), Japan (38), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (10), Panama (6), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (28: California, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington), Venezuela (2)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2), Haiti (1), United States (8: Oregon)

• Eocene of Angola (5), Antarctica (19), Belgium (2), Bulgaria (5), Colombia (9), Egypt (2), France (12), Germany (2), India (1), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Japan (17), Mexico (5), the Netherlands Antilles (2), New Zealand (8), Nigeria (3), Pakistan (17), Panama (10), Peru (6), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (3), Senegal (1), Somalia (1), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (21), United States (267: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (2)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1), Turkey (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (5), Australia (3), Belgium (2), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (1), Greenland (3), Mexico (4), New Zealand (6), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (97: Alabama, Alaska, California, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (14), Australia (3), Brazil (1), Canada (7: Alberta), Japan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (3), the Russian Federation (1), United States (339: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Germany (4), Hungary (1), Italy (4)

• Carboniferous of China (1)

Total: 2242 collections including 2947 occurrences

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