Calyptraea chinensis Linnaeus 1758 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combination: Patella chinensis

Belongs to Calyptraea according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Harzhauser et al. 2009, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Mukerjee 1939, Vredenburg 1928 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Calyptraea (Bicatillus), Calyptraea (Calyptraea), Calyptraea (Calyptropsis), Calyptraea (Galerus), Calyptraea (Trochatella), Calyptraea (Turbocalyptraea), Calyptraea centralis, Calyptraea coreyi, Calyptraea corrugata, Calyptraea corrugata, Calyptraea crassa, Calyptraea diabloensis, Calyptraea diegoana, Calyptraea dunni, Calyptraea elevata, Calyptraea fastigiata, Calyptraea filosa, Calyptraea kilburni, Calyptraea laevigata, Calyptraea lamellosa, Calyptraea martini, Calyptraea pileus, Calyptraea placuna, Calyptraea ramsisi, Calyptraea rugosa, Calyptraea sorachiensis, Calyptraea subtabulata, Calyptraea trochiformis, Calyptraea undulata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Iceland (1 collection), Italy (12), South Africa (2), Taiwan (1), the United Kingdom (11)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Greece (1), Iceland (2), Italy (6), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of Austria (4), Belgium (4), Germany (25), India (4), Italy (2), Moldova (3), the Netherlands (2), Pakistan (1), Poland (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (2), Hungary (2)

• Eocene of France (2)

Total: 92 collections each including a single occurrence

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