Crucibulum (Dispotaea) costata Say 1820 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combinations: Calyptraea costata, Crucibulum costata, Crucibulum costatum

Belongs to Crucibulum (Dispotaea) according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Martin 1904 and Ward 1998

Sister taxa: Crucibulum (Dispotaea) constrictum, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) imbricata, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) insculpta, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) marense, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) papulum, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) pectinatum, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) springvaleense, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) striatum, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) venezuelanum, Crucibulum (Dispotaea) waltonense

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (18: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia collections)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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