Bostrycapulus Olsson and Harbison 1953 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative spelling: Crepidula (Bostrycapulus)

Parent taxon: Calyptraeidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Calyptraea, Calyptroides, Calyptropsis, Clypeola, Crepidula, Crepipatella, Crucibulum, Ergaea, Galeropsis, Grandicrepidula, Maoricrypta, Sigapatella, Thylacus, Trochita, Zegalerus

Subtaxa: Bostrycapulus aculeatus Bostrycapulus calyptraeformis Bostrycapulus odites Crepidula (Bostrycapulus) gravispinosus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Brazil (8), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (3), Japan (3), South Africa (3), United States (27: California, Florida, Hawaii, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (2)

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

• Pliocene of Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (23: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (10)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), United States (3: Florida)

Total: 90 collections including 91 occurrences

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