Crepidula diminutiva Loel and Corey 1932 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Full reference: W. Loel and W. H. Corey. 1932. The Vaqueros Formation, Lower Miocene of California (Part 1). University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 22(3):31-410

Belongs to Crepidula according to W. Loel and W. H. Corey 1932

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 dickersoni, 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (7: California collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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