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Family: Naticidae moon snails (See list of species below)

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176 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acrybia glacialis
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Amauropsis anderssoni
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Amauropsis aureolutea
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Amauropsis islandica
[Iceland moonsnail]


Amauropsis powelli
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Amauropsis prasina
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Amauropsis purpurea
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Amauropsis rossiana
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Amauropsis xantha
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Bulbus benthicolus
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Bulbus carcellesi
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Bulbus fragilis
[fragile moonsnail]
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Bulbus scotianus
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Bulbus smithii
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Bulbus striatus
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Cellana toreuma
[common intertidal limpet]


Cryptonatica affinis
[Arctic moonsnail]
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Cryptonatica aleutica
[Aleutian moonsnail]
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Cryptonatica bathybii
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Cryptonatica operculata
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Cryptonatica russa
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Eunaticina papilla
[papilla moon snail]
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Euspira catena
[chained moon-shell]
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Euspira falklandica
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Euspira fusca
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Euspira grossularia
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Euspira guilleminii
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Euspira heros
[northern moonsnail]
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Euspira immaculata
[immaculate moonsnail]
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Euspira levicula
[lightweight moonsnail]
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Euspira macilenta
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Euspira montagui
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Euspira nitida
[Alder's natica]
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Euspira radiata
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Euspira strebeli
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Euspira tenuis
[thin moonsnail]
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Euspira tenuistriata
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Euspira triseriata
[spotted moonsnail]
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Falsilunatia delicatula
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Falsilunatia eltanini
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Falsilunatia fartilis
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Falsilunatia notorcadensis
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Falsilunatia patagonica
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Falsilunatia soluta
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Falsilunatia xantha
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Globularia fluctuata
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Haliotinella patinaria
[fingernail moonsnail]
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Kerguelenatica bioperculata
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Lunatia fringilla
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Lunatia monterona
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Lunatia pallida
[pale moonsnail]
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Mammilla priamus
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Natica adansoni
[Adanson's moon snail]


Natica alapapilionis
[butterfly moon]
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Natica ampla
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Natica arachnoidea
[spider moon snail]


Natica areolata
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Natica bibalteata
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Natica bougei
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Natica broderipiana
[Broderip's moon snail]
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Natica buriasiensis
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Natica castanea
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Natica castrensis
[netted moonsnail]
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Natica cincta
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Natica collaris
[collar moon snail]
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Natica couteaudi
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Natica fasciata
[solid moon snail]


Natica fulminea
[flamed moon snail]
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Natica guesti
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Natica joubini
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Natica kawamurai
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Natica lebruni
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Natica limbata
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Natica lineata
[lined moon snail]
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Natica livida
[livid moonsnail]
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Natica marochiensis
[Morocco moon snail]
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Natica menkeana
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Natica nigromaculata
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Natica nipponensis
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Natica onca
[China moon snail]


Natica orientalis
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Natica perlineata
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Natica phytelephas
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Natica pluvialis
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Natica prietoi
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Natica pseustes
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Natica sanctaehelenae
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Natica stellata
[starry moon snail]
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Natica stenopa
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Natica stercusmuscarum
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Natica tedbayeri
[florida natica]


Natica tigrina
[tiger moon snail]
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Natica turtoni
[Turton's moon snail]


Natica undulata
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Natica unifasciata
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Natica violacea
[violet moon snail]


Natica vitellus
[calf moon snail]
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Natica vittata
[banded moon snail]
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Naticarius alapapilionis
[beaded necklace-shell]


Naticarius canrena
[colorful moonsnail]
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Naticarius concinnus
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Naticarius hebraeus
[Hebrew moon-shell]
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Naticarius lineozonus
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Naticarius orientalis
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Naticarius sertatus
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Neverita albumen
[eggwhite moon snail]
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Neverita delessertiana
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Neverita duplicata
[shark eye]


Neverita josephinia
[Josephine's moon-shell]
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Neverita lewisii
[Lewis's moonsnail]


Neverita peselephanti
[elephant's-foot moon snail]
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Notocochlis antoni
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Notocochlis cernica
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Notocochlis dillwynii
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Notocochlis gualteriana
[Gualteri's moon snail]
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Notocochlis isabelleana
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Notocochlis tosaensis
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Notocochlis venustula
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Payraudeautia intricata
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Polinices albumen
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Polinices aurantium
[golden moon snail]
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Polinices citrinus
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Polinices cumingianus
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Polinices didyma
[bladder moon snail]


Polinices fibrosa
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Polinices flemingianus
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Polinices hepaticus
[brown moonsnail]
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Polinices lacteus
[milk moonsnail]
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Polinices leptaleus
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Polinices mammatus
[breast-shaped moon snail]


Polinices mammilla
[pear-shaped moon snail]
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Polinices maurus
[moor moon snail]


Polinices melanostoma
[blackmouth moon snail]
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Polinices melanostomoides
[melanoid moon snail]
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Polinices nubilus
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Polinices otis
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Polinices porcelanus
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Polinices powisianus
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Polinices sagamiensis
[Sagami bay moon snail]


Polinices sebae
[Seba's moon snail]
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Polinices simiae
[simi moon snail]
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Polinices sordidus
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Polinices syrphetodes
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Polinices tawhitirahia
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Polinices tumidus
[tumid moon snail]


Polinices uber
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Polinices uberinus
[white moonsnail]
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Pseudopolinices nanus
[tiny moonsnail]
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Sigatica carolinensis
[Carolina moonsnail]
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Sigatica cubana
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Sigatica semisulcata
[semisulcate moonsnail]
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Sinuber microstriatum
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Sinuber sculptum
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Sinum bifasciatum
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Sinum concavum
[concave baby's car]
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Sinum cymba
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Sinum haliotoideum
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Sinum incisum
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Sinum maculatum
[brown baby ear]
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Sinum minus
[dwarf baby ear]


Sinum perspectivum
[white baby ear]
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Stigmaulax cancellatus
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Stigmaulax cayennensis
[Cayenne moon snail]
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Stigmaulax sulcatus
[grooved moonsnail]


Tanea euzona
[beautifully-banded moon snail]
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Tanea hilaris
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Tanea lineata
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Tanea pavimentum
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Tanea picta
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Tectonatica impervia
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Tectonatica micra
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Tectonatica pusilla
[miniature moonsnail]
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Tectonatica rizzae
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Tectonatica sagraiana
[lined moonsnail]
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Tectonatica suffusa
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Uberella vitrea
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176 Species of Family Naticidae
(moon snails)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acrybia glacialis Western Atlantic.
Amauropsis anderssoni Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Amauropsis aureolutea Western Atlantic. 3.2 DL
Amauropsis islandica Iceland moonsnail Arctic, Northern Pacific 4 DL
Amauropsis powelli Antarctic Atlantic
Amauropsis prasina Antarctic Indian Ocean
Amauropsis purpurea Northeast Pacific
Amauropsis rossiana Antarctic Atlantic
Amauropsis xantha Antarctic Indian Ocean
Bulbus benthicolus Western Atlantic and West 2.3 DL
Bulbus carcellesi Southeast Pacific and Sou 3.13 DL
Bulbus fragilis fragile moonsnail Arctic, Northeast Pacific
Bulbus scotianus Western Atlantic. 2.76 DL
Bulbus smithii Arctic, Northern Pacific 2.5 DL
Bulbus striatus Arctic
Cellana toreuma common intertidal limpet Indo-West Pacific.
Cryptonatica affinis Arctic moonsnail Eastern Pacific, Northern 3 DL
Cryptonatica aleutica Aleutian moonsnail Arctic and Pacific Ocean.
Cryptonatica bathybii Atlantic Ocean. 1.2 DL
Cryptonatica operculata Mediterranean Sea.
Cryptonatica russa Arctic and Northeast Paci
Eunaticina papilla papilla moon snail Western Pacific 3.5 H
Euspira catena chained moon-shell Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Euspira falklandica Western Atlantic and Indo 3.6 DL
Euspira fusca Mediterranean Sea.
Euspira grossularia Mediterranean Sea.
Euspira guilleminii Mediterranean Sea.
Euspira heros northern moonsnail North America. 11.5 DL
Euspira immaculata immaculate moonsnail North America. 1 DL
Euspira levicula lightweight moonsnail North America. 3.2 DL
Euspira macilenta Mediterranean
Euspira montagui Northeast Atlantic
Euspira nitida Alder's natica Northeast Atlantic and th
Euspira radiata Northern and Western Atla 1.07 OT
Euspira strebeli Western Atlantic and East 1.5 DL
Euspira tenuis thin moonsnail North America. 2.4 DL
Euspira tenuistriata Atlantic Ocean and the Ar 1.94 DL
Euspira triseriata spotted moonsnail North America. 3.3 DL
Falsilunatia delicatula Western Atlantic and West 0.8 DL
Falsilunatia eltanini Western Atlantic. 1.85 DL
Falsilunatia fartilis Antarctic Indian Ocean an
Falsilunatia notorcadensis Antarctic Atlantic 2.9 DL
Falsilunatia patagonica Southeast Pacific, Southw 3.38 DL
Falsilunatia soluta Indo-Pacific, Western Atl 3 DL
Falsilunatia xantha Antarctic Indian Ocean
Globularia fluctuata Western Central Pacific
Haliotinella patinaria fingernail moonsnail Western Central Atlantic 1.4 DL
Kerguelenatica bioperculata Southwest Pacific and the
Lunatia fringilla Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Lunatia monterona Arctic and Northern Pacif
Lunatia pallida pale moonsnail Arctic, Northern Atlantic 4.2 DL
Mammilla priamus Western Central Pacific
Natica adansoni Adanson's moon snail Eastern Atlantic and the
Natica alapapilionis butterfly moon Indo-West Pacific
Natica ampla Northwest Pacific
Natica arachnoidea spider moon snail Western Pacific.
Natica areolata Western Central Pacific
Natica bibalteata Northwest Pacific
Natica bougei Western Central Pacific
Natica broderipiana Broderip's moon snail Eastern Pacific and Weste
Natica buriasiensis Western Central Pacific
Natica castanea Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Natica castrensis netted moonsnail Western Central Atlantic
Natica cincta Western Indian Ocean
Natica collaris collar moon snail Eastern Central Atlantic
Natica couteaudi Western Atlantic. 2.4 DL
Natica fasciata solid moon snail Western Central Pacific 3 H
Natica fulminea flamed moon snail Eastern Atlantic
Natica guesti Western Central Atlantic. 3.3 DL
Natica joubini Western Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Natica kawamurai Western Central Pacific
Natica lebruni Western Atlantic. 1.4 DL
Natica limbata Western Atlantic. 3.8 DL
Natica lineata lined moon snail Indo-West Pacific 4 SHL
Natica livida livid moonsnail Atlantic Ocean. 2.1 DL
Natica marochiensis Morocco moon snail Atlantic Ocean, Southwest 3 DL
Natica menkeana Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Natica nigromaculata Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Natica nipponensis Western Central Pacific
Natica onca China moon snail Western Central Pacific.
Natica orientalis Western Pacific.
Natica perlineata Western Central Atlantic 1.85 DL
Natica phytelephas Western Central Pacific
Natica pluvialis Western Central Pacific
Natica prietoi Mediterranean Sea.
Natica pseustes Indo-West Pacific
Natica sanctaehelenae Eastern Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Natica stellata starry moon snail Western Pacific 4 SHL
Natica stenopa Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Natica stercusmuscarum Mediterranean Sea.
Natica tedbayeri florida natica Western Atlantic 2.2 DL
Natica tigrina tiger moon snail Eastern Atlantic 4
Natica turtoni Turton's moon snail Atlantic Ocean 1.9 DL
Natica undulata Western Central Pacific 3.5 H
Natica unifasciata Southeast Pacific
Natica violacea violet moon snail Western Central Pacific. 2.5 H
Natica vitellus calf moon snail Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SHL
Natica vittata banded moon snail Eastern Central Atlantic
Naticarius alapapilionis beaded necklace-shell Western Indian Ocean
Naticarius canrena colorful moonsnail Western Atlantic. 6.5 DL
Naticarius concinnus Western Central Pacific
Naticarius hebraeus Hebrew moon-shell Mediterranean Sea.
Naticarius lineozonus Western Central Pacific
Naticarius orientalis Southwest Pacific
Naticarius sertatus Western Central Pacific
Neverita albumen eggwhite moon snail Indo-West Pacific 6 SHL
Neverita delessertiana Western Central Atlantic. 6.75 DL
Neverita duplicata shark eye Western Atlantic. 8.2 DL
Neverita josephinia Josephine's moon-shell Mediterranean
Neverita lewisii Lewis's moonsnail Eastern Pacific and North 14 SHH
Neverita peselephanti elephant's-foot moon snail Indo-Pacific 5 SHL
Notocochlis antoni Western Central Pacific
Notocochlis cernica Pacific Ocean.
Notocochlis dillwynii Mediterranean Sea.
Notocochlis gualteriana Gualteri's moon snail Indo-Pacific and the Medi 2.5 SHL
Notocochlis isabelleana Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Notocochlis tosaensis Western Central Pacific
Notocochlis venustula Western Central Pacific
Payraudeautia intricata Mediterranean Sea.
Polinices albumen Western Central Pacific 6 H
Polinices aurantium golden moon snail Western Central Pacific
Polinices citrinus Western Central Pacific
Polinices cumingianus Western Central Pacific 5 WD
Polinices didyma bladder moon snail Indo-West Pacific 8.5 SHL
Polinices fibrosa Western Central Pacific
Polinices flemingianus Western Central Pacific 4.5 H
Polinices hepaticus brown moonsnail Western Atlantic. 5.1 DL
Polinices lacteus milk moonsnail Atlantic Ocean and the Me 4 NG
Polinices leptaleus Western Central Atlantic 0.89 DL
Polinices mammatus breast-shaped moon snail Northwest Pacific
Polinices mammilla pear-shaped moon snail Indo-Pacific. 6 SHL
Polinices maurus moor moon snail Western Central Pacific
Polinices melanostoma blackmouth moon snail Indo-West Pacific. 5.5 SHL
Polinices melanostomoides melanoid moon snail Western Central Pacific
Polinices nubilus Western Central Atlantic 1.3 DL
Polinices otis North Sea.
Polinices porcelanus Atlantic Ocean.
Polinices powisianus Western Central Pacific 5 H
Polinices sagamiensis Sagami bay moon snail Northwest and Western Cen
Polinices sebae Seba's moon snail Indo-West Pacific 5 SHL
Polinices simiae simi moon snail Pacific Ocean.
Polinices sordidus Western Central Pacific
Polinices syrphetodes Western Central Pacific
Polinices tawhitirahia Southwest Pacific
Polinices tumidus tumid moon snail Western Central Pacific. 4.5 H
Polinices uber Southeast Pacific
Polinices uberinus white moonsnail Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Pseudopolinices nanus tiny moonsnail Eastern Pacific, Northeas 0.8 DL
Sigatica carolinensis Carolina moonsnail Eastern Central Pacific a 0.58 DL
Sigatica cubana Western Atlantic. 0.66 DL
Sigatica semisulcata semisulcate moonsnail Western Central Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Sinuber microstriatum Western Atlantic and West 2.2 DL
Sinuber sculptum Indo-West Pacific, Wester 0.85 DL
Sinum bifasciatum Mediterranean Sea.
Sinum concavum concave baby's car Eastern Atlantic
Sinum cymba Southeast Pacific
Sinum haliotoideum Western Central Pacific
Sinum incisum Northwest Pacific
Sinum maculatum brown baby ear Western Atlantic. 3.5 DL
Sinum minus dwarf baby ear Western Central Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Sinum perspectivum white baby ear Western Atlantic. 5.1 DL
Stigmaulax cancellatus Western Atlantic. 2.4 DL
Stigmaulax cayennensis Cayenne moon snail Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Stigmaulax sulcatus grooved moonsnail Western Central Atlantic. 3.8 DL
Tanea euzona beautifully-banded moon snail Indo-West Pacific 3 SHL
Tanea hilaris Western Central Pacific
Tanea lineata Western Central Pacific 5.5 H
Tanea pavimentum Western Central Pacific
Tanea picta Western Central Pacific 3 H
Tectonatica impervia Southeast Pacific, Southw 1.81 DL
Tectonatica micra Western Atlantic. 0.44 DL
Tectonatica pusilla miniature moonsnail Eastern Central Pacific a 0.8 DL
Tectonatica rizzae Mediterranean Sea.
Tectonatica sagraiana lined moonsnail North America and the Med
Tectonatica suffusa Western Central Pacific
Uberella vitrea Southwest Pacific



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