Crucibulum (Dispotaea) Say 1824 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative spelling: Dispotaea

Parent taxon: Crucibulum according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Addicott 1970, Gardner 1947, Landau et al. 2008, Pilsbry and Olsson 1941, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Crucibulum (Crucibulum), Crucibulum (Crucibulum) piliferum, Crucibulum alloglyptum, Crucibulum fausta, Crucibulum lawrencei, Crucibulum multilineatum, Crucibulum planum, Crucibulum scutellata, Crucibulum subsutum

Subtaxa: Crucibulum (Dispotaea) constrictum Crucibulum (Dispotaea) costata 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

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Type: Calyptraea costata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Panama (1), United States (4: Florida)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (4), Panama (1), United States (14: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene of Colombia (24), the Dominican Republic (12), Panama (46), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (35: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 152 collections including 163 occurrences

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