WoRMS taxon details

Crepidula fornicata (Linnaeus, 1758)

138963  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138963)

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(ofPatella fornicata Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Distribution In the older fauna lists (e.g. De Malzine (1867), Colbeau (1868), Pelseneer (1881b), Maitland (1897) and Vonck (1933)) ...  
Distribution In the older fauna lists (e.g. De Malzine (1867), Colbeau (1868), Pelseneer (1881b), Maitland (1897) and Vonck (1933)) Crepidula fornicata is absent, contrary to nowadays. This species was introduced only in the thirties


For a discussion on the way of distribution and introduction see: Adam, W.; Leloup, E. (1934). Sur la présence du gastéropode Crepidula fornicata (Linné, 1758) sur la côte belge. [Occurrence of the gastropod Crepidula fornicata (Linné, 1758) at the Belgian coast.] Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 10(45): 1-6. [details]

MolluscaBase (2018). Crepidula fornicata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138963 on 2018-05-26
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original description  (ofPatella fornicata Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofCrepidula virginica Conrad, 1871) Conrad T.A. (1871). Notes on Recent and fossil shells, with descriptions of new species. American Journal of Conchology. 6: 71-78., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15853894
page(s): 78 [details]   

original description  (ofCrepidula densata Conrad, 1843) Conrad T.A. (1843). Descriptions o a new genus, and of twenty-nine new Miocene, and one Eocene fossil shells of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 1: 305-311., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26286385
page(s): 311 [details]   

original description  (ofCrypta nautarum Mörch, 1877) Mörch O.A.L. (1877). Synopsis molluscorum marinorum Indiarum occidentalium imprimis insularum danicarum. Malakozoologische Blätter. 24: 14-66, 93-123.
page(s): 103-104; note: name credited to Humphrey (1797) [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13131436 [details]   

additional source McNeill, G.; Nunn, J.; Minchin, D. (2010). The slipper limpet Crepidula fornicata Linnaeus, 1758 becomes established in Ireland. Aquatic Invasions 5(Suppl. 1): S21-S25., available online at http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2010/Supplement/AI_2010_5_S1_McNeill_etal.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Blanchard, M. (1997). Spread of the slipper limpet Crepidula fornicata (L. 1758) in Europe. Current state and consequences. Scientia Marina. 61 (Sup 2): 109-118. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Collin, R. (1995). Sex, size, and position: A test of models predicting size at sex change in the protandrous gastropod Crepidula fornicata. American Naturalist. 146(6): 815-831., available online at http://www.stri.si.edu/sites/publications/PDFs/Collin_AmNat.pdf [details]   

additional source Rawlings, T. A.; Aker, J. M.; Brunel, P. (2011). Clarifying the Northern Distributional Limits of the Slipper Limpet Crepidula fornicata in the Northwestern Atlantic. American Malacological Bulletin. 29(1-2): 105-119., available online at https://doi.org/10.4003/006.029.0202 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Richard J., Huet M., Thouzeau G. & Paulet Y.-M. (2006). Reproduction of the invasive slipper limpet, Crepidula fornicata, in the Bay of Brest, France. Marine Biology. 149(4): 789-801., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-005-0157-4 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCrepidula densata Conrad, 1843) Hoagland, K.E. 1977. Systematic review of fossil and recent Crepidula and discussion of the evolution of the Calyptraeidae. Malacologia, 16(2): 353-420., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13131436 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPatella fornicata Linnaeus, 1758) Hoagland, K.E. 1977. Systematic review of fossil and recent Crepidula and discussion of the evolution of the Calyptraeidae. Malacologia, 16(2): 353-420., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13131436 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCrepidula virginica Conrad, 1871) Hoagland, K.E. 1977. Systematic review of fossil and recent Crepidula and discussion of the evolution of the Calyptraeidae. Malacologia, 16(2): 353-420., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13131436 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCrypta nautarum Mörch, 1877) Hoagland, K.E. 1977. Systematic review of fossil and recent Crepidula and discussion of the evolution of the Calyptraeidae. Malacologia, 16(2): 353-420., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13131436 [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species abundance in United Kingdom part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Common [details]

Introduced species abundance in United Kingdom part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Common [details]

Introduced species abundance in United Kingdom part of the English Channel (Marine Region) : Common [details]

Introduced species abundance in Ireland (Nation) : Rare [details]

Introduced species impact in Greece (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in United Kingdom (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Denmark (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Ireland (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in France (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Irish part of the Irish Sea and St. George's Channel (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Germany (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Norway (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in North Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in United Kingdom part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact in France (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Belgian part of the North Sea : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Norway (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in United Kingdom part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Water abstraction or nuisance fouling [details]

Introduced species remark In Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Casual visitor to marine waters off Malta [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom (Nation) : Shipping [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Spain (Nation) : Debris: transport of species on human generated debris [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Norway (Nation) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea: Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Norway (Nation) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea: Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea: Aquaculture: accidental [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

From other sources
Alien species The common Atlantic slipper snail or slipper limpet Crepidula fornicata originates from the east coast of North-America. The species was however brought to Europe together with the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. In Belgium, the first slipper limpet was found on 28 September 1911 attached to an oyster in Ostend and since the 1930’s, it is seen as a common species along the Belgian coast. The slipper limpet has little to no predators here, and can thrive on several types of hard bottoms and shellfish banks. A continued expansion to the north is probably inhibited by temperature: low temperatures during the winter can slow down or inhibit the development of the slipper limpet.  [details]

Dimensions maximum size of 20 to 50 mm [details]

Distribution In the older fauna lists (e.g. De Malzine (1867), Colbeau (1868), Pelseneer (1881b), Maitland (1897) and Vonck (1933)) Crepidula fornicata is absent, contrary to nowadays. This species was introduced only in the thirties


For a discussion on the way of distribution and introduction see: Adam, W.; Leloup, E. (1934). Sur la présence du gastéropode Crepidula fornicata (Linné, 1758) sur la côte belge. [Occurrence of the gastropod Crepidula fornicata (Linné, 1758) at the Belgian coast.] Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 10(45): 1-6. [details]


Habitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish tøffelsnegl  [details]
Dutch slippertjeslippermuiltjegewoon muiltjeAmerikaans muiltje  [details]
English slipper shellslipper limpetoyster-pestcommon Atlantic slippersnailAmerican slipper-limpetAmerican slipper limpet  [details]
French crépidule pontéecrépiduleberlingot de mer  [details]
German PantoffelschneckeAmerikanische Pantoffelschnecke  [details]
Swedish ostronpest  [details]