Calyptraea (Trochita) floridana Olsson and Petit 1964 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Calyptraea floridana

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

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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