Tectus (Tectus) Montfort 1810 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Parent taxon: Tectus according to H. S. Ladd 1966

Sister taxa: Tectus (Rochia), Tectus cognatus, Tectus fenestratus, Tectus guerangeri, Tectus insignis, Tectus japonicus, Tectus loryi, Tectus lucasianus, Tectus plicatoides, Tectus pyramis, Tectus tjilonganensis, Tectus vulgatus

Subtaxa: Tectus (Tectus) bomasensis Tectus (Tectus) margaritaceus Tectus (Tectus) mauritianus

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Type: Trochus mauritianus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Kenya (4 collections), the Seychelles (5), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Fiji (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (2)

• Eocene of France (1), Romania (3)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (2)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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