Calyptraea Lamarck 1799 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Parent taxon: Calyptraeidae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Abbass 1967, Camacho et al. 2000, Gardner 1947, Gordillo 1991, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Kensley and Pether 1986, Martin 1904, Mukerjee 1939, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Wienrich 2001, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1957

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

Subtaxa: Calyptraea (Bicatillus) Calyptraea (Calyptraea) Calyptraea (Calyptropsis) Calyptraea (Galerus) Calyptraea (Trochatella) Calyptraea (Turbocalyptraea) Calyptraea centralis Calyptraea chinensis Calyptraea corrugata Calyptraea corrugata Calyptraea crassa Calyptraea diegoana Calyptraea dunni Calyptraea elevata Calyptraea fastigiata Calyptraea kilburni Calyptraea laevigata Calyptraea lamellosa Calyptraea pileus Calyptraea placuna Calyptraea ramsisi Calyptraea rugosa Calyptraea sorachiensis Calyptraea subtabulata Calyptraea trochiformis Calyptraea undulata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Iceland (1), Italy (12), Mexico (1), Panama (2), Peru (1), South Africa (5), Taiwan (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (16: California, Florida, Oregon, South Carolina)

• Blancan of United States (2: California)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (2), Greece (1), Iceland (2), India (1), Indonesia (7), Italy (6), Mexico (2), Panama (6), South Africa (6), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (10), the United Kingdom (1), United States (26: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (13), Australia (4), Austria (10), Belgium (4), Brazil (2), Chile (1), Colombia (13), France (4), Germany (27), India (6), Italy (2), Japan (6), Mexico (4), Moldova (5), the Netherlands (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (27), Peru (1), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (1), Trinidad and Tobago (11), United States (58: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina), Venezuela (2)

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

• Oligocene of Argentina (4), Austria (2), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), France (35), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Panama (2), the Russian Federation (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (36: Alaska, California, Florida, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

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

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (14), Japan (8), Nigeria (2), Panama (4), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (5), United States (62: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Belgium (3), Denmark (3), Germany (1), Greenland (2), Mexico (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (4), United States (16: Alabama, California, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas)

• Cretaceous of France (2), South Africa (1), Switzerland (1), United States (10: Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 580 collections including 630 occurrences

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