Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Calyptraeoidea > Family Calyptraeidae > Genus Crepidula

Crepidula unguiformis Lamarck, 1822

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CrepidulaLamarck, 1799accepted genus name
Crypta Gray, 1847 synonym

Species group names

Crepidula calceolina Deshayes, 1830 synonym
Crepidula candida Risso, 1826 synonym
Crepidula cataldi Parenzan, 1970 synonym
Crepidula pulchella Aradas, 1846 synonym
Crepidula unguiformis var. calceola Monterosato, 1880 synonym
Crepidula unguiformis var. punctata Pallary, 1900 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Greek: Παντόφλα


original description

Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de (1815-1822). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Paris: 7 volumes. Vol. 1 [Introduction]: Verdière, i-xvi, 1-462 [March 1815]; Vol. 2 [les Polypes, les Radiaires]: Verdière, 1-568 [March 1816]; Vol. 3 [suite des Radiaires; les Tuniciers; les Vers]: Verdière, 1-586 [August, 1816]; Vol. 4: Deterville/Verdière, 1-603 [April 1817]; Vol. 5 [les Arachnides; les Crustacés; les Annélides; les Cirrhipèdes; les Conchiferes]: Paris, Deterville/Verdière, 1-612 [25 July 1818]; Vol. 6(1) [suite des Conchifères; Les Mollusques]: published by the Author, i-vi, 1-343 [June 1819]; Vol. 6(2) (suite): published by the Author, 1-232 [April 1822]; Vol. 7 (suite): published by the Author, 1-711. [August 1822]

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Hoagland, K.E. 1977. Systematic review of fossil and recent Crepidula and discussion of the evolution of the Calyptraeidae. Malacologia, 16(2): 353-420.





External Links

Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (182 publications)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Crepidula unguiformis Lamarck, 1822. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138966




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