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Family Calyptraeidae Lamarck 1809 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 59508

Parent taxon: Calyptraeoidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Gyrotropidae, Trichotropidae

Subtaxa: Bostrycapulus, Calyptraea, Calyptroides, Calyptropsis, Clypeola, Crepidula, Crepipatella, Crucibulum, Ergaea, Grandicrepidula, Maoricrypta, Sigapatella, Thylacus, Trochita, Zegalerus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder