Zegalerus Finlay 1927 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Parent taxon: Calyptraeidae according to J. D. Stilwell and W. J. Zinsmeister 1992

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bostrycapulus, Calyptraea, Calyptroides, Calyptropsis, Clypeola, Crepidula, Crepipatella, Crucibulum, Ergaea, Galeropsis, Grandicrepidula, Maoricrypta, Sigapatella, Thylacus, Trochita, Verticumbo

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Pliocene of New Zealand (2)

• Miocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (3)

• Eocene of Antarctica (8)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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