Crucibulum (Dispotaea) springvaleense Rutsch 1942 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Crucibulum springvaleense

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

See also Rosenberg 2005 and Woodring 1957

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

Type specimen: BHM 518/190, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection)

• Miocene of Panama (34), Venezuela (1)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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