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Calyptraea elevata Forbes 1846 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 314288

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1846. Report on the fossil invertebrata from southern India, collected by Mr. Kaye and Mr. Cunliffe. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2 7:97-174

Belongs to Calyptraea according to E. Forbes 1846

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder