Friginatica Hedley 1916 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Synonym: Sulconacca Marwick 1924

Parent taxon: Naticinae according to B. Wilson 1993

See also Kabat 1991 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aloconatica, Carinacca, Cryptonatica, Natica, Naticarius, Notocochlis, Paratectonatica, Proxiuber, Stigmaulax, Tanea, Tasmatica, Tectonatica

Subtaxa: Friginatica aldingensis Friginatica polita Friginatica wintlei

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (7 collections), New Zealand (9)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (2)

• Eocene of New Zealand (8)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (2)

Total: 29 collections including 31 occurrences

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