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Crucibulum (Crucibulum) auricula Gmelin 1791 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167158

Alternative combinations: Crucibulum auricula, Crucibulum auriculum, Patella auricula

Synonym: Crucibulum rugosacostatum Schumacher 1817 (taxon 187617)

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

Sister taxa: Crucibulum (Crucibulum) chipolanum, Crucibulum (Crucibulum) cubaguaense

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder