BeRMS taxon details

Crepidula fornicata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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MolluscaBase (2018). Crepidula fornicata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards) Belgian Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-05-23
VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). Belgian Register of Marine Species. Crepidula fornicata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2018-05-23
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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 [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 [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 

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 [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 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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 [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 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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]   
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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]