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Crucibulum (gastropod)

For the fungal genus in family Nidulariaceae, see Crucibulum.

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 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)


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


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