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Family Acmaeidae Forbes 1850 (limpet)

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 110262

Alternative spelling: Acmaeadae

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1850. Reports of the 19th meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (Birmingham, 1849). Notices and abstracts of communications

Parent taxon: Lottioidea according to S. M. Ferrari 2014

Sister taxa: Lepetidae, Lottiidae

Subtaxa: Acmaeinae, Asteracmea, Bathyacmaea, Chiazacmea, Conorhytis, Deslongchampsia, Hamptoniella, Naccula, Patelloidinae, Pectinodontinae, Pseudorhytidopilus, Rhodopetalinae, Scurriopsis, Serradonta, Tectura

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer