Cryptonatica pittsburgensis Moore 1976 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Full reference: E. J. Moore. 1976. Oligocene marine mollusks from the Pittsburg Bluff Formation in Oregon. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 922:1-66

Belongs to Cryptonatica according to E. J. Moore 1976

Sister taxa: Cryptonatica affinis, Cryptonatica aleutica, Cryptonatica andoi, Cryptonatica janthostoma, Cryptonatica noe

Type specimen: USNM 213951, a shell

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore


• Oligocene of United States (12: Oregon collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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