Taxon profile


Common Atlantic Slippersnail
Crepidula fornicata (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Littorinimorpha »  family Calyptraeidae - Slipper Shells »  genus Crepidula

Other names

= American Slipper Limpet
= Slipper Limpet


Crepidula fornicata - Common Atlantic Slippersnail

Author: Karla Otta

Crepidula fornicata - Common Atlantic Slippersnail

Author: Jan Delsing

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Crepidula fornicata Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Crepidula fornicata (LINNÉ, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Crepidula fornicata (Linné, 1758)]
EN Dan Minchin (2007): Rapid coastal survey for targeted alien species associated with floating pontoons in Ireland, Aquatic invasions, Volume 2, Issue 1: 63-70 [as Crepidula fornicata Linnaeus, 1758]
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany, Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Crepidula fornicata (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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