Calyptraea filosa Gabb 1866 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Trochita filosa

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1866. Section I. Tertiary Invertebrate Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 1-38

Belongs to Calyptraea according to W.O. Addicott 1970

See also Gabb 1866

Sister taxa: Calyptraea (Bicatillus), Calyptraea (Calyptraea), Calyptraea (Calyptropsis), Calyptraea (Galerus), Calyptraea (Trochatella), Calyptraea (Turbocalyptraea), Calyptraea centralis, Calyptraea chinensis, Calyptraea coreyi, Calyptraea corrugata, Calyptraea corrugata, Calyptraea crassa, Calyptraea diabloensis, Calyptraea diegoana, Calyptraea dunni, Calyptraea elevata, Calyptraea fastigiata, Calyptraea kilburni, Calyptraea laevigata, Calyptraea lamellosa, Calyptraea martini, Calyptraea pileus, Calyptraea placuna, Calyptraea ramsisi, Calyptraea rugosa, Calyptraea sookensis, Calyptraea sorachiensis, Calyptraea subtabulata, Calyptraea trochiformis, Calyptraea undulata

Type specimen: lost

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (13: California collections)

• Miocene of United States (21: California)

• Oligocene of United States (2: California)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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