†subfamily Sininae Woodring 1928 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Alternative spelling: Sinidae

Invalid subtaxa: Cryptostomidae Gray 1827 [replaced name], Cryptostominae Gray 1827 [replaced name], Sigaretidae Gray 1827 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Naticidae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Harzhauser 2004, Kabat 1991, Majima 1989, Marincovich 1977, Moore 1976, Mukerjee 1939, Perrilliat 1992, Ward 1992, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1928

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

Subtaxa: Eunaticina Sinum

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Japan (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Peru (2), South Africa (1), Taiwan (1), United States (19: California, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (4), Fiji (1), India (1), Indonesia (5), Jamaica (2), Mexico (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (3), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), the Philippines (1), Spain (1), United States (4: California, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Anguilla (1), Australia (9), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Brazil (2), Chile (7), Colombia (6), the Dominican Republic (14), France (5), Germany (5), Grenada (3), Guam (1), Haiti (1), India (5), Indonesia (6), Italy (2), Japan (13), Mexico (2), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), Palau (1), Panama (18), Peru (4), the Philippines (1), Poland (1), Somalia (2), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (39: California, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Ecuador (1), Iran (1), Mexico (6), Pakistan (3), Panama (4), Peru (1), United States (33: California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1), United States (4: Oregon)

• Eocene of Angola (1), Antarctica (1), Belgium (3), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Colombia (2), Egypt (1), France (6), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (2), New Zealand (3), Nigeria (7), Panama (3), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (112: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (2), Austria (1), Egypt (1), Mexico (1), Poland (1), United States (12: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (11), United States (4: Arizona, Utah)

Total: 474 collections including 533 occurrences

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