Calyptraphorus Conrad 1857 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Rostellariidae

Alternative spelling: Calyptrophorus

Parent taxon: Rostellariidae according to T. Kase and Y. M. Aguilar 2014

See also Bandel 2007, Gardner 1945, Pacaud 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Africoterebellum, Amekichilus, Amplogladius, Calyptraphorinae, Chedevillia, Cyrtulotibia, Dasyostoma, Digitolabrum, Eotibia, Hippochrenes, Mauryna, Rimellinae, Rimellopsis, Rostellariella, Semiterebellum, Sulcogladius, Terebellomimus, Terebellopsis, Wateletia

Subtaxa: Calyptraphorus ewekoroensis Calyptraphorus jacksoni Calyptraphorus lissoni Calyptraphorus stamineus Calyptraphorus velata Calyptraphorus velatus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of India (1 collection), Mexico (4), Peru (2), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (163: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Mexico (3), Nigeria (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (102: Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Mali (1)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1)

Total: 280 collections including 292 occurrences

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