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Cryptonatica affinis Gmelin 1791 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108126

Alternative combinations: Natica affinis, Nerita affinis, Tectonatica affinis

Synonyms: Cryptonatica clausa Broderip and Sowerby 1829 (no. 116614), Natica (Cryptonatica) clausa Broderip and Sowerby 1829 (no. 61278), Natica clausa Broderip and Sowerby 1829 (no. 90730), Tectonatica clausa Broderip and Sowerby 1829 (no. 116615)

Belongs to Cryptonatica according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Cryptonatica aleutica, Cryptonatica andoi, Cryptonatica janthostoma, Cryptonatica noe, Cryptonatica pittsburgensis

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore