Natica

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Natica
Temporal range: Cretaceous–Recent
Natica hebraea.jpg
Live individual of Natica hebraea photographed in situ
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Naticoidea
Family: Naticidae
Genus: Natica
Scopoli, 1777
Type species
Natica vitellus vitellus Linnaeus, C., 1758
Synonyms[1]
  • Albula Röding, 1798 (Invalid: junior homonym of Albula Osbeck, 1762 [Pisces])
  • Cochlis Röding, 1798
  • Glyphepithema Rehder, 1943
  • Nacca Risso, 1826

Natica is a genus of small to medium-sized predatory sea snails, marine gastropods in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.[1]

The genus is known from the Cretaceous to the Recent periods.[2]

Species[edit]

50 second video of snails (most likely Natica chemnitzi and Cerithium stercusmuscaram) feeding on the sea floor in the Sea of Cortez, Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) includes the following species with accepted names in the genus Natica [3]

A shell of Natica limbata
Species brought into synonymy
  • Subgenus Natica (Cryptonatica) Dall, 1892 : synonym of Cryptonatica Dall, 1892
  • Natica albula Récluz, 1851  : synonym of Polinices mammilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Natica alderi Forbes, 1838 : synonym of Euspira pulchella (Risso, 1826)
  • Natica antoni Philippi, 1851 : synonym of Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica areolata Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Tanea areolata (Recluz, 1844)
  • Natica asellus Reeve, 1855 : synonym of Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica atypha Watson, 1881 : synonym of Natica buriasiensis Récluz, 1844
  • Natica aurantia Lamarck, 1822: synonym of Polinices aurantius (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica bahiensis Récluz, 1850 : synonym of Polinices hepaticus (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica balteata G.B. Sowerby III, 1914 : synonym of Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica bathybii Friele, 1879 : synonym of Cryptonatica bathybii (Friele, 1879)
  • Natica bayeri Rehder, 1986 : synonym of Natica tedbayeri Rehder, 1986
  • Natica bernardii Récluz, 1851: synonym of Mammilla bernardii (Récluz, 1851)
  • Natica bicincta Récluz, 1850 : synonym of Mammilla melanostomoides (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
  • Natica bougei G.B. Sowerby III, 1908 : synonym of Tectonatica bougei (G.B. Sowerby III, 1908)
  • Natica bourguignati Récluz, 1852 : synonym of Natica fulminea (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica burnupi E.A. Smith, 1903 : synonym of Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica cailliaudii Récluz, 1850 : synonym of Natica pavimentum Récluz, 1844
  • Natica campeachiensis Récluz in Reeve, 1855 : synonym of Neverita duplicata (Say, 1822)
  • Natica cancellata Swainson, 1840 : synonym of Sigaretus mammilaris Récluz in Chenu, 1843
  • Natica candidissima Récluz, 1851 : synonym of Polinices porcelanus (d'Orbigny, 1839)
  • Natica catena (da Costa, 1778) - necklace shell : synonym of Euspira catena (da Costa, 1778)
  • Natica cayennensis Récluz, 1850  : synonym of Stigmaulax cayennensis (Récluz, 1850)
  • Natica cernica Jousseaume, 1874 : synonym of Notocochlis cernica (Jousseaume, 1874)
  • Natica chemnitzii Récluz in Reeve, 1885 : synonym of Neverita didyma (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica chinensis Lamarck, 1816 : synonym of Naticarius onca (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica cincta Récluz, 1850  : synonym of Natica pulicaris Philippi, 1842
  • Natica cinnamomea Menke, 1830 : synonym of Natica fasciata (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica clausa Broderip & Sowerby G.B. I, 1829 : synonym of Cryptonatica affinis (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica colliei Récluz, 1844  : synonym of Naticarius colliei (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica columnaris Récluz, 1850  : synonym of Polinices peselephanti (Link, 1807)
  • Natica costulata Quoy & Gaimard, 1833 : synonym of Eunaticina papilla (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica crassa Schepman, 1909 : synonym of Natica arachnoidea (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica cruentata Lamarck, 1822 : synonym of Natica fulminea (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica cumingiana Récluz, 1844  : synonym of Vanikoro cumingiana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica decipiens E.A. Smith, 1904 : synonym of Natica simplex Sowerby, 1897
  • Natica deiodosa Reeve, 1855  : synonym of Polinices aurantius (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica delessertiana Récluz, 1843  : synonym of Neverita delessertiana (Récluz, 1843)
  • Natica didyma Bolten : synonym of Polinices didyma (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica draparnaudii Récluz, 1851 : synonym of Polinices aurantius (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica eburnea Deshayes, 1838 : synonym of Naticarius orientalis (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica elegans Récluz, 1850 : synonym of Natica picta Récluz, 1844
  • Natica elenae Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Stigmaulax elenae (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica euzona Recluz, 1844 : synonym of Tanea euzona (Recluz, 1844)
  • Natica fanel Recluz : synonym of Natica rocquignyi Fischer-Piette, 1942
  • Natica fanel (Röding, 1798): synonym of Natica hebraea (Martyn, 1786)
  • Natica fibrosa Gray, 1850 : synonym of Mammilla fibrosa (Gray, 1850)
  • Natica filosa Reeve, 1855  : synonym of Mammilla fibrosa (Gray, 1850)
  • Natica flammulata Requien, 1848 : synonym of Tectonatica sagraiana (d'Orbigny, 1842)
  • Natica flemingiana Récluz, 1844: synonym of Polinices flemingianus (Recluz, 1844)
    • Natica fulminea cruentata (Gmelin, 1790): synonym of Natica fulminea (Gmelin, 1790)
  • Natica funiculata Récluz, 1850 : synonym of Polinices peselephanti (Link, 1807)
  • Natica fusca Blainville, 1825 : synonym of Euspira fusca (Blainville, 1825)
  • Natica fuscata Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Polinices hepaticus (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica galactites Philippi, 1851  : synonym of Polinices flemingianus (Recluz, 1844)
  • Natica gallapagosa Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Polinices otis (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829)
  • Natica groenlandica Müller, 1842 : synonym of Euspira pallida (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829)
  • Natica gualteriana Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Notocochlis gualteriana Récluz, 1844
  • Natica gualtieriana Couturier, 1907 : synonym of Natica gualteriana Récluz, 1844
  • Natica guesti Harasewych & Jensen, 1984: synonym of Notocochlis guesti (Harasewych & Jensen, 1984)
  • Natica haneti Récluz, 1850 : synonym of Stigmaulax elenae (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica helicoides Johnston, 1835 : synonym of Amauropsis islandica (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica imperforata Jay, 1836: synonym of Globularia fluctuata (G.B. Sowerby I, 1825)
  • Natica insularum Watson, 1886  : synonym of Notocochlis insularum (Watson, 1886)
  • Natica jousseaumei Euthyme, 1885  : synonym of Notocochlis cernica (Jousseaume, 1874)
  • Natica kempi Preston, 1916  : synonym of Natica buriasiensis Récluz, 1844
  • Natica labrotincta Sowerby, 1900  : synonym of Tectonatica suffusa (Reeve, 1855)
  • Natica lamarckiana Récluz in Reeve, 1855  : synonym of Neverita didyma (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica lamarckii Récluz in Chenu, 1843  : synonym of Neverita didyma (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica largillierti Récluz, 1852 accepted as Bulbus fragilis (Leach, 1819)
  • Natica lemnisciata Philippi, 1852  : synonym of Notocochlis marochiensis (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica litterata Link, 1807 : synonym of Naticarius onca (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica locellus Reeve, 1855  : synonym of Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica lupinus Deshayes, 1838 : synonym of Natica fasciata (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica macrostoma Philippi, 1852 : synonym of Mammilla melanostomoides (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
  • Natica maheense Reeve, 1855 : synonym of Natica seychellium Watson, 1886
  • Natica mamilla (Linnaeus, 1758): synonym of Polinices mammilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Natica marochiensis (Gmelin, 1791) : synonym of Notocochlis marochiensis (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica melanochila Philippi, 1852 : synonym of Mammilla melanostoma (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica melanostoma (Gmelin, 1791) : synonym of Mammilla melanostoma (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica millepunctata Lamarck : synonym of Natica stercusmuscarum (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica mozaica Sowerby, 1883 : synonym of Tanea mozaica (Sowerby, 1883)
  • Natica nebulosa Schepman, 1909  : synonym of Notocochlis cernica (Jousseaume, 1874)
  • Natica nemo Bartsch, 1915 : synonym of Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica nucula Reeve, 1855 : synonym of Tectonatica suffusa (Reeve, 1855)
  • Natica nukahivensis Jardin, 1859 : synonym of Naticarius zonalis (Récluz, 1850)
  • Natica ochrostigmata Rehder, 1980  : synonym of Notocochlis cernica (Jousseaume, 1874)
  • Natica ochrostoma Récluz, 1850  : synonym of Polinices lacteus (Guilding, 1834)
  • Natica onca (Röding, 1798): synonym of Naticarius onca (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica opaca Récluz, 1851  : synonym of Mammilla melanostoma (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica pallium Récluz, 1850 : synonym of Vanikoro cumingiana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica panamaensis Récluz, 1844  : synonym of Polinices panamaensis (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica petiveriana Récluz in Chenu, 1843  : synonym of Neverita didyma (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica philippiana Récluz in Chenu, 1843 : synonym of Neverita josephinia Risso, 1826
  • Natica powisiana Récluz, 1844  : synonym of Polinices peselephanti (Link, 1807)
  • Natica priamus Récluz, 1844  : synonym of Mammilla priamus (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica pseustes Watson, 1881  : synonym of Natica buriasiensis Récluz, 1844
  • Natica pulchella Risso, 1826 : synonym of Euspira pulchella (Risso, 1826)
  • Natica pyriformis Récluz, 1844  : synonym of Polinices mammilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Natica raynaudiana : synonym of Natica raynoldiana Récluz, 1844
  • Natica raynoldiana Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Natica arachnoidea (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica rizzae Philippi, 1844 : synonym of Tectonatica rizzae (Philippi, 1844)
  • Natica robillardi Sowerby, 1893 : synonym of Tectonatica robillardi (Sowerby III, 1894)
  • Natica roscoei Kilburn, 1976 : synonym of Natica buriasiensis Récluz, 1844
  • Natica russa Gould, 1859 : synonym of Cryptonatica affinis (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica sagittata Menke, 1843  : synonym of Tanea sagittata (Menke, 1843)
  • Natica sagittifera Récluz, 1852 : synonym of Natica alapapilionis (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica salangonensis Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Polinices otis (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829)
  • Natica samarensis Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Mammilla simiae (Deshayes, 1838)
  • Natica sebae Récluz, 1844: synonym of Mammilla sebae (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica senegalensis Récluz, 1850 : synonym of Natica fulminea (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica sigaretina Menke, 1828: synonym of Mammilla simiae (Deshayes, 1838)
  • Natica simiae Deshayes, 1838 : synonym of Mammilla simiae (Deshayes, 1838)
  • Natica solida Blainville, 1825 : synonym of Natica fasciata (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica soluta Gould, 1848 : synonym of Falsilunatia patagonica (Philippi, 1845)
  • Natica souleyetiana Récluz, 1850: synonym of Tanea zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
  • Natica straminea Récluz, 1844  : synonym of Polinices aurantius (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica succineoides Reeve, 1855 : synonym of Mammilla melanostoma (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Natica suffusa Reeve, 1855 : synonym of Tectonatica suffusa (Reeve, 1855)
  • Natica sulphurea Récluz, 1844  : synonym of Polinices aurantius (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica supraornata Schepman, 1909 : synonym of Natica buriasiensis Récluz, 1844
  • Natica taslei Récluz, 1853 : synonym of Natica broderipiana Récluz, 1844
  • Natica telaaraneae Melvill, 1901 : synonym of Natica buriasiensis Récluz, 1844
  • Natica tessellata Philippi, 1849  : synonym of Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica tigrina (Röding, 1798) : synonym of Notocochlis tigrina (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica trailli Reeve, 1855 : synonym of Natica buriasiensis Récluz, 1844
  • Natica undulata: synonym of Tanea undulata (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica violacea G.B. Sowerby I, 1825 : synonym of Tectonatica violacea (G.B. Sowerby I, 1825)
  • Natica virginea Récluz, 1850  : synonym of Polinices uber (Valenciennes, 1832)
  • Natica virginea Philippi, 1852  : synonym of Polinices flemingianus (Recluz, 1844)
  • Natica zanzebarica Récluz, 1844 : synonym of Mammilla sebae (Récluz, 1844)
  • Natica zebra Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Tanea undulata (Röding, 1798)
  • Natica zonalis Récluz, 1850  : synonym of Naticarius zonalis (Récluz, 1850)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gofas, S. (2011). Natica Scopoli, 1777. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138240 on 14 April 2011
  2. ^ (in Czech) Pek I., Vašíček Z., Roček Z., Hajn. V. & Mikuláš R.: Základy zoopaleontologie. - Olomouc, 1996. 264 pp., ISBN 80-7067-599-3.
  3. ^ WoRMS : Natica
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213
  • Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda

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