Crepipatella Lesson 1830 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

Alternative spelling: Crepidula (Crepipatella)

Parent taxon: Calyptraeidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Gordillo 1991, Jung 1969, Sepkoski 2002 and Todd 2001

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

Subtaxa: Crepipatella apprimus Crepipatella dilatata Crepipatella greensboroensis Crepipatella lingulata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (10 collections), Chile (1), Mexico (5), Peru (6), United States (5: California)

• Pliocene of Chile (3), Jamaica (1), Peru (1)

• Miocene of United States (3: Florida)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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