Tectus insignis Michelotti 1861 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Alternative combination: Trochus insignis

Belongs to Tectus according to C. Bonci et al. 2000

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

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Sassello (SV), Tertiary Piedmont Basin (Oligocene to Oligocene of Italy)

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