Crepidula plana Say 1822 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative combinations: Crepidula (Ianacus) plana, Crepidula plana triangula

Belongs to Crepidula according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Gardner 1947, Jung 1969, Martin 1904 and Olsson 1922

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 diminutiva, 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 praerupta, Crepidula princeps, Crepidula rostralis, Crepidula ungana, Crepidula unguiformis

Type specimen: USNM 136061, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Panama (1), United States (62: Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (11: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (3), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (5), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (21: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

Total: 117 collections each including a single occurrence

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