Family Lepetidae Gray 1850 (limpet)

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda - Lepetidae

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

See also Beesley 1998, Jeffery 2003, Knight et al. 1960, Kosnik 2002 and Pacaud and Le Renard 1995

Sister taxa: Acmaeidae, Lottiidae

Subtaxa: Iothia Lepetinae Propilidiinae

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Type: Lepetinae

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (3 collections), Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), Greenland (1), Sweden (1), United States (4: California, Oregon)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Poland (1)

• Paleocene of Greenland (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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