Crucibulum (gastropod)

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Crucibulum
Crucibulum scutellatum 01.JPG
Crucibulum scutellatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Calyptraeoidea
Family: Calyptraeidae
Genus: Crucibulum
Schumacher, 1817[1]
Type species
Crucibulum planum Schumacher, 1817

Crucibulum, common name the cup-and-saucer snails, is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Calyptraeidae, the slipper snails and cup-and-saucer snails.

Crucibulum deformis, a fossil species from Miocene

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Crucibulum include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Crucibulum extinctorium (Lamarck, 1822) : synonym of Calyptraea extinctorium Lamarck, 1822: synonym of Desmaulus extinctorium (Lamarck, 1822)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schumacher (1817). Essai Vers test. 56: 182.