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Tectibranchia

Gastropoda - Tectibranchia

Taxonomy
Tectibranchiata was named as a suborder. It is extant.

It was reranked as the order Tectibranchia by Addicott (1970).

It was assigned to Opisthobranchiata by Martin (1904); and to Gastropoda by Addicott (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Tectibranchiata Martin p. 131
1970Tectibranchia Addicott p. 137

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderTectibranchia
orderTectibranchia

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Callovian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 166.10000 to 0.01170 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 164.7 Ma

Collections (152 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bajocian - Early/Lower Bathonian170.3 - 164.7Saudi Arabia Akera sp. (45303)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Tanzania Akera tanganyicensis (36350)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Saudi Arabia Akera sp. (45549)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt Akera thevestensis (114872)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt Akera thevestensis (140539)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Brazil (Sergipe) Akera sp. (143534)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Delaware) Ellipsoscapha sp. (6175)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (California) Ellipsoscapha skaios (1516 1545 1552)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) Akera constricta, Ellipsoscapha striatella (7481) Ellipsoscapha striatella (7482 7500 7502 7503 7579)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (California) Ellipsoscapha nortonensis (144780)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Ellipsoscapha mortoni (125950)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Texas) Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4601) Ellipsoscapha striatella (7493 7494)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) Ellipsoscapha sp. (7600)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4380)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Ellipsoscapha occidentalis (1583 1586)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4247 4251 4254 4255 4285) Ellipsoscapha sp. (4238 4252)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Georgia) Ellipsoscapha sp. (4313)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Tennessee) Ellipsoscapha cylindrica (4121)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4413 4435 4441 4490) Ellipsoscapha sp. (4394 4431 4442 4456 4460 4496 4517)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4127 4151 4156) Ellipsoscapha sp. (4142 4161 4163 4164) Ellipsoscapha sp., Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4137 4143 4148 4160 4167)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4178 4186 4193 4197 4201 4203 4215 4216 4231 4236 4237 83225 83238) Ellipsoscapha sp. (4183 4200 4230 4233)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (South Carolina) Ellipsoscapha sp. (4352)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Ellipsoscapha cylindrica (4372) Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4368) Ellipsoscapha occidentalis, Ellipsoscapha mortoni (4369)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Ellipsoscapha sp. (88511)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Alaska) Ellipsoscapha sohli (64414)
Danian66.0 - 61.6France Akera sp. (20816)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2USA (Texas) Mnestia ovata (178129)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Greenland Ellipsoscapha sp. (22943 22944 22945)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Texas) Mnestia confusa (84325 178054) Mnestia confusa, Mnestia rotunda (7788 7789 84337) Mnestia confusa, Mnestia rotunda, Mnestia sp. (83950)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (California) Akera maga (51942)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Pakistan Akera pseudodesioi (183835 183884 183926 183927 183933 184065)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium Mnestia semistriata, Mnestia flandrica (77608)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (California) Akera sp. (167604)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Indonesia Akera striatella (79524)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (California) Akera maga (8012)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Belgium Mnestia semistriata (77611)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Pakistan Akera pseudodesioi (183965)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Texas) Akera texana (90455)
Lutetian - Priabonian47.8 - 33.9USA (Mississippi) Mnestia meyeri (1283 1285 1293 1433 1434)
Lutetian - Priabonian47.8 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) Mnestia meyeri (1414)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (South Carolina) Mnestia dekayi (92308 92355)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Texas) Mnestia dekayi (90656 91119)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Colombia Akera bolivarensis (88278)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Romania Akera striatella (101813 101821)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) Mnestia dekayi (90600)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Louisiana) Mnestia dekayi (98787)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Colombia (Bolivar) Akera bolivarensis (3312)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) Mnestia meyeri (90643 90704 164232)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Romania Akera striatella (102019)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Mississippi) Mnestia meyeri (6802)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Italy Akera striatella (81044)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4USA (Washington) Scaphandridae indet. (193971)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4France (Essonne) Atys turgidulus (9076 9077 9131 9134 9169 9171 9172 9173 9174 9175 9177 9179 9180 9181 9182 9183)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Pakistan Acera narica (77159)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Belgium Mnestia turgidula (111368 111371)
Oligocene33.9 - 23.03France (Essonne) Atys turgidulus (9270)
Oligocene33.9 - 23.03USA (Washington) Scaphandridae indet. (198619)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44France Akera bullata (74861)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117USA (Hawaii) Micromelo guamensis (89294)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Australia (Western Australia) Akera soluta (63208)