Calyptraea (Trochita) crenata Gardner 1947 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Calyptraea crenata

Belongs to Calyptraea (Trochita) according to E. H. Vokes 1975

Sister taxa: Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta, Calyptraea (Trochita) costaria, Calyptraea (Trochita) floridana, Calyptraea (Trochita) ornata, Calyptraea (Trochita) spirata, Calyptraea (Trochita) trochiformis, Trochita collinsii, Trochita occidentalis, Trochita pileolus, Trochita pileus, Trochita radians

Type specimen: USNM 136053, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 2646 - Oak Grove [Oak Grove Sand], which is in a Burdigalian marine sandstone in the Oak Grove Formation of Florida.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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