Crucibulum (Crucibulum) piliferum Guppy 1867 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Crucibulum piliferum

Belongs to Crucibulum according to P. Jung 1969

Sister taxa: Crucibulum (Crucibulum), Crucibulum (Dispotaea), Crucibulum alloglyptum, Crucibulum fausta, Crucibulum lawrencei, Crucibulum multilineatum, Crucibulum planum, Crucibulum scutellata, Crucibulum spinosum, Crucibulum subsutum

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (6 collections)

• Miocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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