Trochita radians Lamarck 1816 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Belongs to Trochita according to Jung 1969

See also Woodring and Bramlette 1950

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: California collections)

• Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (4), United States (7: California)

• Miocene of Grenada (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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