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Calyptraea kilburni Kensley and Pether 1986 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209515

Full reference: B. Kensley and J. Pether. 1986. Late Tertiary and Early Quaternary Fossil Mollusca for the Hondeklip Area, Cape Province, South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 97(6):141-225

Belongs to Calyptraea according to B. Kensley and J. Pether 1986

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 laevigata, Calyptraea lamellosa, Calyptraea pileus, Calyptraea placuna, Calyptraea ramsisi, Calyptraea rugosa, Calyptraea sorachiensis, Calyptraea subtabulata, Calyptraea trochiformis, Calyptraea undulata

Type specimen: SAM-K1433, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 8.10 x 19.60