Naticidae


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Naticidae

[nə′tis·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of gastropod mollusks in the order Pectinibranchia comprising the moon-shell snails.
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A revision of the Naticidae of southern Africa and Mozambique (Mollusca).
Description of a new species of Eunaticina (Gennaeosinum) with notes on some other members of the subgenus (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Naticidae).
brevispina basilis OLSSON Familia Naticidae Subfamilia Naticidae Genero Natica SCOPOLLI, 1777 Natica (Natica) aff.bolus Brown & PILSBRY X Subfamilia Globulariinae Genero Globularia SWAINSON Globularia (Globularia) fischeri (DALL) X X Familia Ampullinae Genero Pachycromiun Pachycromiun cf.
Ontogeny of predatory behaviour in marine snails (Prosobranchia: Naticidae).
Size-selective predation and drillhole-site selectivity in Euspira fortunei (Gastropoda: Naticidae): implications for ecological and palaeoecological studies.
Diet breadth of the northern moonsnail (Lunatia heros) on the northwestern Atlantic coast (Naticidae).
Stereotypic and size-selective predation in Polinices pulchellus (Gastropoda: Naticidae) Risso 1826.
janthostoma belongs to the family Naticidae. These 4 gastropods were collected from the lagoon in mid October 2008 and 2009.
The gastropods Nucella heyseana (Muricidae) and Cryptonatica janthostoma (Naticidae) were also potential predators of the Japanese scallop.
Euspira lewisiiis a gastropod in the family Naticidae, a group commonly known as moon snails, which are infaunal, predatory snails that feed on bivalves.
Effects of Poliniees duplicatus (Gastropoda: Naticidae) on infaunal community structure at Barnstable Harbor, Massachusetts, USA.