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Sigapatella Lesson 1830 (slipper shell)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90612

Alternative spelling: Calyptraea (Sigapatella)

Synonym: Trochella Gray 1867 (taxon 197252)

Parent taxon: Calyptraeidae according to H. H. Camacho et al. 2000

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

Subtaxa: Sigapatella americana, Sigapatella echinulata, Sigapatella mapalia, Sigapatella novazelandiae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder