Calyptraea (Trochita) ornata Basterot 1825 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Calyptraea ornata

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

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection), United States (2: Florida)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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