Crucibulum Schumacher 1817 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

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

See also Gardner 1947, Martin 1904, Perrilliat 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Bostrycapulus, Calyptraea, Calyptroides, Calyptropsis, Clypeola, Crepidula, Crepipatella, Ergaea, Galeropsis, Grandicrepidula, Maoricrypta, Sigapatella, Thylacus, Trochita, Zegalerus

Subtaxa: Crucibulum (Crucibulum) Crucibulum (Crucibulum) piliferum Crucibulum (Dispotaea) Crucibulum alloglyptum Crucibulum fausta Crucibulum lawrencei Crucibulum multilineatum Crucibulum planum Crucibulum scutellata Crucibulum subsutum

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Type: Patella auricula

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Mexico (4), Panama (1), United States (32: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

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

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Colombia (4), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (7), Panama (5), Trinidad and Tobago (7), United States (30: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (10)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Brazil (2), Colombia (25), the Dominican Republic (17), Ecuador (1), Grenada (6), Haiti (1), Mexico (2), Panama (67), Peru (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (71: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia), Venezuela (2)

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

• Eocene of Colombia (1), United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of France (1), United States (6: Alabama, Mississippi)

Total: 316 collections including 395 occurrences

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