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Tectarius elegans

Gastropoda - Littorinidae

Taxonomy
Monodonta elegans was named by Faujas (1817) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene-Early Miocene; Italy, Turkey, Oman. ]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Tectarius elegans by Lozouet (1986) and Harzhauser (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Monodonta elegans Faujas p. 197 figs. pl. 10, fig. 4
1986Tectarius elegans Lozouet p. 230 figs. pl. 14, figs. 1-2
2007Tectarius elegans Harzhauser p. 98

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyLittorinoidea(Gray 1840)
familyLittorinidaeGray 1840
genusTectariusValenciennes 1832
specieselegans(Faujas 1817)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available