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Cryptonatica Dall 1892 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9706

Alternative spelling: Natica (Cryptonatica)

Synonyms: Boreonatica Golikov and Kusakin 1974 (no. 337631), Boreonatica (Sulconatica) Golikov and Kusakin 1974 (no. 337632), Sulconatica Golikov and Kusakin 1974 (no. 10535)

Parent taxon: Naticinae according to R. Majima 1989

Sister taxa: Aloconatica, Carinacca, Friginatica, Natica, Naticarius, Notocochlis, Paratectonatica, Proxiuber, Stigmaulax, Tanea, Tasmatica, Tectonatica

Subtaxa: Cryptonatica affinis, Cryptonatica aleutica, Cryptonatica andoi, Cryptonatica janthostoma, Cryptonatica noe, Cryptonatica pittsburgensis

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Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore