Crepidula dickersoni Weaver and Palmer 1922 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Full reference: C. E. Weaver and K. Palmer. 1922. Fauna from the Eocene of Washington. University of Washington Publications in Geology 1(3):1-56

Belongs to Crepidula according to C. E. Weaver and K. Palmer 1922

Sister taxa: Calyptraea (Crepidula) protea, Crepidula (Crepidula), Crepidula (Garnotia), Crepidula (Ianacus), Crepidula (Janacus), Crepidula (Siphopatella), Crepidula (Spirocrypta), Crepidula adunca, Crepidula aeola, Crepidula aplysioides, Crepidula bractea, Crepidula convexa, Crepidula cymbaeformis, Crepidula depressa, Crepidula deprima, Crepidula diminutiva, Crepidula dumosa, Crepidula excavata, Crepidula falconeri, Crepidula fornicata, Crepidula gatunensis, Crepidula gibbosa, Crepidula incurva, Crepidula iniquita, Crepidula lirata, Crepidula maculosa, Crepidula navicula, Crepidula nivea, Crepidula norrisianum, Crepidula nummaria, Crepidula onyx, Crepidula pabloensis, Crepidula plana, Crepidula praerupta, Crepidula princeps, Crepidula rostralis, Crepidula tainohataensis, Crepidula ungana, Crepidula unguiformis

Type specimen: Its type locality is UW 329, which is in a Bartonian marine horizon in the Cowlitz Formation of Washington

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Washington collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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