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Euspira Agassiz 1837 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9839

Alternative spelling: Polinices (Euspira)

Synonyms: Bensonia Gray 1847 (no. 23937), Labellinacca Cossmann 1918 (no. 60764), Pseudopolinices Golikov 1833 (no. 61972), Scarlatia Schileyko 1977 (no. 62190)

Parent taxon: Polinicinae according to T. Huelsken et al. 2008

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

Subtaxa: Euspira antarctidia, Euspira catena, Euspira catenoides, Euspira compressa, Euspira constricta, Euspira ella, Euspira falklandica, Euspira gianoi, Euspira glaucinoides, Euspira grossularia, Euspira guamblinensis, Euspira halli, Euspira helicina, Euspira heros, Euspira internus, Euspira jacksonensis, Euspira latecallosa, Euspira marylandica, Euspira meisensis, Euspira molarensis, Euspira morisi, Euspira muriciformis, Euspira notabilis, Euspira pallida, Euspira patagonica, Euspira perforata, Euspira piccolii, Euspira propeinternus, Euspira pulchella, Euspira punjabensis, Euspira rectilabrum, Euspira roei, Euspira saginata, Euspira sergipensis, Euspira soriensis, Euspira strebeli, Euspira submamillaris, Euspira subobturata, Euspira triseriata, Euspira umbilicocarinata, Euspira umbilicolunata, Euspira vicanus, Euspira waltonensis, Polinices (Euspira) clementensis, Polinices (Euspira) gesteri, Polinices (Euspira) hornii, Polinices (Euspira) hotsoni, Polinices (Euspira) nuciformis, Polinices (Euspira) vientoensis

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore