Tectus pyramis Born 1778 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Alternative combinations: Tectus (Tectus) pyramis, Trochus pyramis

Belongs to Tectus according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Hendy 2007, Ladd 1966 and Short and Potter 1987

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

Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Quaternary of Australia (7 collections), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Tonga (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1), Japan (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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