Crepipatella dorsata Broderip 1834 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combinations: Calyptraea dorsata, Crepidula dorsata

Belongs to Crepipatella according to A. Hendy 2021

See also Ashley 1895

Sister taxa: Crepipatella apprimus, Crepipatella charybdis, Crepipatella dilatata, Crepipatella greensboroensis, Crepipatella lingulata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: California collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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