Calyptraea dunni Dey 1961 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Full reference: A. K. Dey. 1961. The Miocene Mollusca from Quilon, Kerala (India). Palaeontologica Indica 36

Belongs to Calyptraea according to A. K. Dey 1961

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala)

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