Cepatia Gray 1842 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Parent taxon: Polinicinae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Abbass 1967 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bulbus, Calinaticina, Choristes, Conuber, Euspira, Falsilunatia, Kerguelenatica, Mammilla, Neverita, Payraudeautia, Pliconacca, Polinices, Poliniciella, Sigaticus, Uberella

Subtaxa: Cepatia cepacea Cepatia shazlii

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Bulgaria (4 collections), Egypt (1), France (4), Germany (1), India (1), Italy (1), Pakistan (5), Romania (5), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Turkey (1)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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