Capulus americanus Conrad 1854 (snail)

Gastropoda - Capuloidea - Capulidae

Belongs to Capulus according to M. A. Kosnik 2002

Sister taxa: Capulus (Brocchia), Capulus (Capulus), Capulus (Zinolia), Capulus anceps, Capulus apollinis, Capulus circinatus, Capulus cyrtocera, Capulus epicranum, Capulus gatunensis, Capulus haliotis, Capulus hungaricus, Capulus javanus, Capulus junghuhni, Capulus lissus, Capulus lius, Capulus muensteri, Capulus selcanus, Capulus sigmoidalis, Capulus silverthorni, Capulus uncinatus, Capulus ungaricus, Capulus unguis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (2: Mississippi collections)

• Eocene of United States (25: Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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