Crepidula Lamarck 1799 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative spelling: Calyptraea (Crepidula)

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

See also Gardner 1947, Ladd 1982, Martin 1904, Moore 1976, Oostingh 1935, Rosenberg 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Wenz 1938, Wienrich 2001, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1957

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

Subtaxa: Calyptraea (Crepidula) protea Crepidula (Crepidula) Crepidula (Garnotia) Crepidula (Ianacus) Crepidula (Janacus) Crepidula (Siphopatella) Crepidula (Spirocrypta) Crepidula adunca Crepidula aeola Crepidula aplysioides 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 plana Crepidula praerupta Crepidula princeps Crepidula ungana Crepidula unguiformis

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Type: Patella fornicata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (7), Brazil (8), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (1), Ecuador (3), Italy (6), Mexico (13), Morocco (2), Namibia (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (2), Peru (1), South Africa (5), Thailand (1), United States (127: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (2), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (1)

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

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (4), Greece (2), Italy (8), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), New Zealand (4), Panama (5), Peru (1), South Africa (4), Spain (1), United States (48: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (10)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), United States (8: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (10), Australia (6), Austria (4), Chile (5), Colombia (11), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (5), France (2), Germany (3), Greece (2), Japan (18), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (33), Peru (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (77: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Ecuador (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (18: Alaska, California, Washington)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), France (1), Japan (7), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (10), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (86: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Greenland (3)

• Cretaceous of France (3), Switzerland (1)

Total: 623 collections including 829 occurrences

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