Crepidula walshi

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Siphopatella walshi
Siphopatella walshi 01.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Calyptraeoidea
Family: Calyptraeidae
Genus: Siphopatella
Species: S. walshi
Binomial name
Siphopatella walshi
(H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858)
Synonyms[1]
  • Calyptraea plana Adams & Reeve, 1850
  • Crepidula excisa Philippi, 1849
  • Crepidula orbella Yokoyama, 1920
  • Crepidula plana (Adams & Reeve, 1850)
  • Crepidula scabies Reeve, 1859
  • Crypta lamellosa A. Adams, 1862
  • Crypta walshi H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858
  • Ergaea walshi (H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858)

Siphopatella walshi (Syn. Crepidula walshi), common name : the Eastern White Slipper Limpet, is a species of small sea snail, a slipper snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Calyptraeidae, the slipper snails or slipper limpets, cup-and-saucer snails, and Chinese hat snails.[1]

Distribution[edit]

This marine species can be found along Vietnam and Japan.

Description[edit]

The size of an adult shell varies between 13 mm and 41 mm.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crepidula walshi (H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858) . WoRMS (2009). Crepidula walshi (H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858) . Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=572102 on 21 May 2011.

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