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Calyptraea sorachiensis Oyama and Mizuno 1958 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172585

Full reference: K. Oyama and A. Mizuno. 1958. n the New Forms of Paleogene Molluscs from Japan. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 9:589-606

Belongs to Calyptraea according to K. Oyama and A. Mizuno 1958

Sister taxa: Calyptraea (Bicatillus), Calyptraea (Calyptraea), Calyptraea (Calyptropsis), Calyptraea (Galerus), Calyptraea (Trochatella), Calyptraea (Turbocalyptraea), Calyptraea centralis, Calyptraea chinensis, Calyptraea corrugata, Calyptraea corrugata, Calyptraea crassa, Calyptraea diegoana, Calyptraea dunni, Calyptraea elevata, Calyptraea kilburni, Calyptraea laevigata, Calyptraea lamellosa, Calyptraea pileus, Calyptraea placuna, Calyptraea ramsisi, Calyptraea rugosa, Calyptraea subtabulata, Calyptraea trochiformis, Calyptraea undulata

Type specimen: GSJ 5050, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 10.0 x 29.5