Calyptroides Clark and Durham 1946 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Full reference: B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham. 1946. Eocene Faunas from the Department of Bolivar, Colombia. Geological Society of America Memoir 16:1-126

Parent taxon: Calyptraeidae according to B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham 1946

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bostrycapulus, Calyptraea, Calyptropsis, Clypeola, Crepidula, Crepipatella, Crucibulum, Ergaea, Galeropsis, Grandicrepidula, Maoricrypta, Sigapatella, Thylacus, Trochita, Verticumbo, Zegalerus

Subtaxa: Calyptroides bolivarensis

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Type: Calyptroides bolivarensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at UC S60 (Eocene of Colombia)

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