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Family: Calyptraeidae (See list of species below)

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60 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Bostrycapulus aculeata
[spiny slippersnail]
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Bostrycapulus aculeatus
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Bostrycapulus odites
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Bostrycapulus tegulicia
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Calyptraea centralis
[circular Chinese-hat]


Calyptraea chinensis
[Chinese cup-and-saucer]
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Calyptraea edgariana
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Calyptraea extinctorium
[Asian cup-and-saucer]
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Calyptraea fastigiata
[Pacific Chinese-hat]
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Calyptraea pellucida
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Calyptraea trochiformis
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Crepidula adunca
[hooked slipper limpet]
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Crepidula aeola
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Crepidula aplysioides
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Crepidula argentina
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Crepidula atrasolea
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Crepidula badisparsa
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Crepidula barbudaensis
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Crepidula cachimilla
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Crepidula carioca
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Crepidula convexa
[convex slippersnail]
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Crepidula cruzana
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Crepidula cymbaeformis
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Crepidula depressa
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Crepidula fornicata
[slipper limpet]
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Crepidula gibbosa
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Crepidula goreensis
[goree slippers shell]
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Crepidula grandis
[great slippersnail]
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Crepidula intratesta
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Crepidula maculosa
[spotted slippersnail]
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Crepidula margarita
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Crepidula moulinsii
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Crepidula navicula
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Crepidula nummaria
[western white slippersnail]
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Crepidula onyx
[onyx slippersnail]
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Crepidula perforans
[white slippersnail]
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Crepidula plana
[eastern white slippersnail]
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Crepidula porcellana
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Crepidula protea
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Crepidula pyguaia
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Crepidula riisei
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Crepidula squamosa
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Crepidula unguiformis
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Crepidula ustulatulina
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Crepidula walshi
[Walsh's slippery shell]
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Crepipatella dilatata
[slippersnail]
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Crepipatella dorsata
[Pacific half-slippersnail]
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Crepipatella lingulata
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Crucibulum auricula
[West Indian cup-and-saucer]
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Crucibulum planum
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Crucibulum quirinquinae
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Crucibulum scutellatum
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Crucibulum spinosum
[spiny cup-and-saucer]
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Crucibulum springvaleense
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Crucibulum striatum
[striate cup-and-saucer]
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Crucibulum waltonense
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Infundibulum depressum
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Trochita pileolus
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Trochita pileus
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Trochita trochiformis
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60 Species of Family Calyptraeidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Bostrycapulus aculeata spiny slippersnail Circumglobal and the Medi
Bostrycapulus aculeatus Western Central Atlantic. 3 DL
Bostrycapulus odites Atlantic Ocean. 3 DL
Bostrycapulus tegulicia Eastern Atlantic.
Calyptraea centralis circular Chinese-hat Eastern Central Pacific a 1.5 DL
Calyptraea chinensis Chinese cup-and-saucer Northeast Atlantic and th
Calyptraea edgariana Western Indian Ocean
Calyptraea extinctorium Asian cup-and-saucer Western Central Pacific
Calyptraea fastigiata Pacific Chinese-hat Northeast Pacific 2.5 NG
Calyptraea pellucida Indo-West Pacific
Calyptraea trochiformis Southeast Pacific
Crepidula adunca hooked slipper limpet Northeast Pacific
Crepidula aeola Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Crepidula aplysioides Western Atlantic. 2.1 DL
Crepidula argentina Western Atlantic. 3.9 DL
Crepidula atrasolea Western Central Atlantic. 1.58 DL
Crepidula badisparsa Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Crepidula barbudaensis Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Crepidula cachimilla Western Atlantic. 5.22 DL
Crepidula carioca Western Atlantic. 3.4 DL
Crepidula convexa convex slippersnail Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Crepidula cruzana Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Crepidula cymbaeformis Western Atlantic. 2.5 DL
Crepidula depressa Western Central Atlantic. 2 DL
Crepidula fornicata slipper limpet Atlantic, the Mediterrane 5 DL
Crepidula gibbosa Mediterranean Sea.
Crepidula goreensis goree slippers shell Eastern Central Atlantic.
Crepidula grandis great slippersnail Eastern Pacific and the A
Crepidula intratesta Western Atlantic. 4 DL
Crepidula maculosa spotted slippersnail Western Central Atlantic. 3.5 DL
Crepidula margarita Western Atlantic. 1.78 DL
Crepidula moulinsii Mediterranean Sea.
Crepidula navicula Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Crepidula nummaria western white slippersnail Northeast Pacific 4 NG
Crepidula onyx onyx slippersnail Eastern Pacific.
Crepidula perforans white slippersnail Northeast Pacific 3.8 NG
Crepidula plana eastern white slippersnail Western Central Atlantic 4 DL
Crepidula porcellana Western Atlantic.
Crepidula protea Western Atlantic. 3.4 DL
Crepidula pyguaia Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Crepidula riisei Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Crepidula squamosa Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Crepidula unguiformis Mediterranean Sea.
Crepidula ustulatulina Western Central Atlantic. 1.32 DL
Crepidula walshi Walsh's slippery shell Indo-West Pacific.
Crepipatella dilatata slippersnail Southeast Pacific and Sou 6 DL
Crepipatella dorsata Pacific half-slippersnail Northeast Pacific 2.5 SHL
Crepipatella lingulata Northeast Pacific
Crucibulum auricula West Indian cup-and-saucer Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Crucibulum planum Western Central Atlantic. 4 DL
Crucibulum quirinquinae Southeast Pacific
Crucibulum scutellatum Western Atlantic and East 3.5 DL
Crucibulum spinosum spiny cup-and-saucer Circumglobal in warm seas
Crucibulum springvaleense Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Crucibulum striatum striate cup-and-saucer Western Atlantic. 3.4 DL
Crucibulum waltonense Western Atlantic. 3.1 DL
Infundibulum depressum Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Trochita pileolus Southeast Pacific and Sou 3 DL
Trochita pileus Southeast Pacific and Sou 2.3 DL
Trochita trochiformis Eastern Pacific. Tropica



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