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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), Naticella Swainson 1840 (no. 61316), Polinices (Dallitesta) Mansfield 1930 (no. 187704)

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, Sigaticus, Uberella

Subtaxa: Naticella arctecostata, Naticella bronnii, Naticella compressa, Polinices (Conuber), Polinices (Hypterita), 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 hepaticus, Polinices incei, Polinices intemeratus, Polinices intermeratus, Polinices kummeli, Polinices lacteus, Polinices lavelana, Polinices lobatus, Polinices mammata, Polinices mammilla, Polinices melanostomus, Polinices otis, Polinices panamaensis, Polinices peselephanti, Polinices porcana, Polinices powisiana, Polinices prolactea, Polinices pseudoredempta, Polinices redemptus, Polinices repenningi, Polinices sebae, Polinices simiae, Polinices sookensis, Polinices sordidus, Polinices stanislasmeunieri, Polinices subtenuis, Polinices uber, Polinices victorianus, Polinices waipaensis, Polinices washingtonensis, Polinices weisbordi, Polynices consimilis, Polynices jorgensis, Polynices ortmanni, Polynices santacrucensis

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Type: Polinices albus

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore