Trochita pileolus d'Orbigny 1841 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Calyptraea pileolus

Belongs to Trochita according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also del Rio 2004 and Gordillo 1991

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 pileus, Trochita radians

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (3 collections)

• Miocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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