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Polinices Monfort 1810 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10291

Alternative spellings: Natica (Polinices), Natica (Polynices), Polynices

Synonyms: Albula Röding 1798 (no. 100373), Dallitesta Mansfield 1930 (no. 9738), Eucaryorum Ehrenberg 1831 (no. 60291), Mamma Blainville 1823 (no. 61040), Natica (Mamma) Blainville 1823 (no. 115603), Natica (Naticina) Guilding 1834 (no. 114025), Naticella Swainson 1840 (no. 61316), Naticina Guilding 1834 (no. 61318), Polinices (Dallitesta) Mansfield 1930 (no. 187704), Sigaretus (Naticina) Guilding 1834 (no. 95607)

Parent taxon: Polinicinae according to T. Huelsken et al. 2012

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

Subtaxa: Natica (Naticina) catena, Natica (Naticina) comitalis, Natica (Naticina) kleinoichingensis, Natica (Naticina) pulchella, Naticella arctecostata, Naticella bronnii, Naticella compressa, Naticella praesublineata, Naticella tuba, Polinices (Polinella), Polinices (Polinices), Polinices albumen, Polinices albus, Polinices blaesus, Polinices candidissimus, Polinices cerovaensis, Polinices coensis, Polinices conicus, Polinices dubius, Polinices eminulus, Polinices flemingianus, Polinices gainesanus, Polinices hepaticus, Polinices incei, Polinices intemeratus, Polinices intermeratus, Polinices kummeli, Polinices lacteus, Polinices lavelana, Polinices lobatus, Polinices mammata, Polinices mammilla, Polinices melanostomus, Polinices mercedensis, Polinices otis, Polinices panamaensis, Polinices peselephanti, Polinices porcana, Polinices powisiana, Polinices prolactea, Polinices pseudoredempta, Polinices redemptus, Polinices repenningi, Polinices sebae, Polinices shumardianus, Polinices simiae, Polinices sookensis, Polinices sordidus, Polinices stanislasmeunieri, Polinices subtenuis, Polinices uber, Polinices victoriana, Polinices victorianus, Polinices waipaensis, Polinices weisbordi, Polynices consimilis, Polynices hornii, Polynices jorgensis, Polynices ortmanni, Polynices santacrucensis

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Type: Polinices albus

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore