Family Calyptraeidae Lamarck 1809 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Parent taxon: Calyptraeoidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Beesley 1998, Beu et al. 1990, Camacho et al. 2000, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010, Marshall 2003, Martin 1904, Ponder and Warén 1988, Todd 2001 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Gyrotropidae, Trichotropidae

Subtaxa: Bostrycapulus Calyptraea Calyptroides Calyptropsis Clypeola Crepidula Crepipatella Crucibulum Ergaea Galeropsis Grandicrepidula Maoricrypta Sigapatella Thylacus Trochita Zegalerus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (14), Australia (1), Brazil (10), Chile (1), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (1), Ecuador (5), Iceland (1), Italy (14), Japan (5), Mexico (15), Morocco (4), Namibia (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (2), Peru (7), South Africa (10), Taiwan (1), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (143: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (3), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (2: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Belgium (2), Chile (5), Colombia (4), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (10), Greece (3), Iceland (2), India (1), Indonesia (10), Italy (10), Jamaica (2), Mexico (4), New Zealand (6), Panama (9), Peru (2), South Africa (6), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (12), the United Kingdom (1), United States (73: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (18)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), United States (9: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (17), Australia (12), Austria (12), Belgium (4), Brazil (2), Chile (7), Colombia (42), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (22), Ecuador (1), France (6), Germany (27), Greece (2), Grenada (7), Haiti (1), India (6), Italy (2), Japan (23), Mexico (8), Moldova (5), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (13), Pakistan (1), Panama (89), Peru (2), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (1), the Russian Federation (1), Trinidad and Tobago (14), United States (148: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (9: California, Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (4), Austria (2), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), France (35), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Japan (1), New Zealand (13), Panama (5), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (62: Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (3: Oregon)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Eocene of Antarctica (9), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (5), Egypt (1), France (20), Haiti (1), Italy (1), Japan (15), Mexico (1), New Zealand (4), Nigeria (12), Panama (6), Peru (1), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (4), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (32), United States (212: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (3), France (1), Germany (1), Greenland (3), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (33: Alabama, California, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Chile (1), France (5), South Africa (1), Switzerland (1), United States (46: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 1536 collections including 2392 occurrences

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