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Tectus japonicus

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Tectus japonicus was named by Horikoshi (1958).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Tectus japonicus Horikoshi p. 205 figs. 5: 14
2007Tectus japonicus Hendy

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTrochidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyTrochinaeRafinesque 1815
genusTectusMonfort 1810
speciesjaponicusHorikoshi 1958

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 mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: grazerf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:47:02
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:47:02
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Middle Miocene or 15.97000 to 11.60800 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Japan (Fukui ) Tectus japonicus (176560)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Japan (Hiroshima) Tectus japonicus (51422 51423)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Japan (Shizuoka) Tectus japonicus (176546)