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Polinices prolactea Anderson 1929 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 144981

Full reference: F. M. Anderson. 1929. Marine Miocene and related deposits of North Colombia. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences 18(4):73-213

Belongs to Polinices according to F. M. Anderson 1929

Sister taxa: 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 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 pseudoredempta, Polinices recluziana, 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 washingtonensis, Polinices weisbordi, Polynices consimilis, Polynices hornii, Polynices jorgensis, Polynices ortmanni, Polynices santacrucensis, Naticella compressa, Naticella tuba, Naticella praesublineata, Naticella bronnii, Naticella arctecostata

Type specimen: CAS 4648, a shell. Its type locality is CAS Loc. 267 (horizon L), Tuberá Mtn [Los Perdices Shale], which is in a Miocene marine shale in the Los Perdices Shale Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore