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Calyptraphorus ewekoroensis Adegoke 1977 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Rostellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 339053

Alternative combination: Rimella ewekoroensis

Full reference: O. S. Adegoke. 1977. Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Ewekoro Formation (Paleocene) of Southwestern Nigeria. Bulletins of American Paleontology 71(295):1-379

Belongs to Calyptraphorus according to R. L. Squires 2013

Sister taxa: Calyptraphorus jacksoni, Calyptraphorus lissoni, Calyptraphorus stamineus, Calyptraphorus velata, Calyptraphorus velatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ewekoro Quarry, which is in a Selandian open shallow subtidal packstone in the Ewekoro Formation of Nigeria

Ecology: epifaunal grazer