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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Calyptraeidae 

Crepidula aculeata (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Patella aculeata Gmelin, 1791
   Crepidula foliacea Broderip, 1834
   Calyptraea echinus Broderip, 1834
   Calyptraea hystrix Broderip, 1834
   Crepidula maculata Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
   Crepidula californica Tryon, 1886
   Crepidula gravispinosa Kuroda & Habe, 1950

Common Name

Prickly Slipper Limpet p.85      Allan, J. 1950.  
Slipper Limpet p.51, pl.126      Coleman, N. 1975.  


also southeastern USA

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew Zealand
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)Hawaiian IslandsHawaii
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificUnited StatesCalifornia
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificChile
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificPeru
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales


depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
substrate: rocks 


  Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.115 [ C. gravispinosa has valid species status in this publication ]  Synonomy
 Harris, G.F. 1897. p.247 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1918. p.M57 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1923. p.309 [anatomy]  General reference
 Hoagland, K.E. 1977. p.364 General reference
 Hoagland, K.E. 1977. p.364 Synonomy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.44 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.181-182, figs 63g, h  General reference
 Pritchard. G. B. & Gatliff, J. H. 1906. p.53 General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1915. p.97 General reference
 Tenison-Woods, J.E. 1888. p.126 General reference


                          Crepidula Lamarck, 1799
                            Crepidula aculeata (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8155) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-18.