Calyptraea (Trochita) crenata Gardner 1947 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Calyptraea crenata

Belongs to Calyptraea (Trochita) according to E. H. Vokes 1975

Sister taxa: Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta, Calyptraea (Trochita) costaria, Calyptraea (Trochita) floridana, Calyptraea (Trochita) ornata, Calyptraea (Trochita) spirata, Calyptraea (Trochita) trochiformis, Trochita collinsii, Trochita inornata, Trochita occidentalis, Trochita pileolus, Trochita pileus, Trochita radians

Type specimen: USNM 136053, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 2646 - Oak Grove [Oak Grove Sand], which is in a Burdigalian marine sandstone in the Oak Grove Formation of Florida.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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