Natica (Neverita) orbicularis Nomland 1916 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Full reference: J. O. Nomland. 1916. Fauna from the lower Pliocene at Jacalitos Creek and Waltham Canyon, Fresno County, California. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 9(6):199-214

Belongs to Natica (Neverita) according to J. O. Nomland 1916

Sister taxa: Natica (Neverita) arnoldi, Natica (Neverita) pabloensis, Neverita (Glossaulax), Neverita (Hypterita), Neverita (Neverita), Neverita asagaiensis, Neverita calvimontana, Neverita chiloensis, Neverita chipolanus, Neverita duplicatus, Neverita eocenica, Neverita globosa, Neverita jamesae, Neverita josephinia, Neverita kaitbeyensis, Neverita limula, Neverita nereidis, Neverita olla, Neverita pabloensis, Neverita paraguanensis, Neverita samanensis, Neverita secta, Neverita semiglobosa, Neverita subreclusiana, Polinices (Neverita) insignis, Polynices (Neverita) eocenica

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP 2679, which is in a Pliocene marginal marine sandstone/conglomerate in the Jacalitos Formation of California

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at UCMP 2679

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