Calyptraea centralis Conrad 1841 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combinations: Infundibulum centrale, Trochita centralis

Synonyms: Calyptraea (Infundibulum) candeanum d'Orbigny 1847, Calyptraea candeana d'Orbigny 1847, Trochita candeana d'Orbigny 1847

Belongs to Calyptraea according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Gardner 1947, Landau et al. 2008, Martin 1904, Maury 1912, Maury 1924, Ward 1998 and Woodring 1957

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (10: Florida, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Trinidad and Tobago (10), United States (9: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Colombia (12), Panama (10), Puerto Rico (1), Trinidad and Tobago (10), United States (26: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of Colombia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

Total: 99 collections each including a single occurrence

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