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Tectus

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Tectus was named by Monfort (1810) [Sepkoski's age data: K u R]. It is extant. Its type is Trochus mauritianus.

It was reranked as Trochus (Tectus) by Martin (1905), Vredenburg (1928) and Dey (1961).

It was assigned to Trochus by Martin (1905), Vredenburg (1928) and Dey (1961); to Trochidae by Ladd (1966) and Short and Potter (1987); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Trochini by Harzhauser (2007); and to Trochinae by Wilson (1993), Harzhauser (2004) and Harzhauser et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Tectus Monfort
1905Trochus (Tectus) Martin p. 279
1928Trochus (Tectus) Vredenburg p. 405
1961Trochus (Tectus) Dey
1966Tectus Ladd p. 38
1987Tectus Short and Potter p. 10
1993Tectus Wilson p. 89
2002Tectus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Tectus Harzhauser p. 107
2007Tectus Harzhauser p. 83
2009Tectus Harzhauser et al. p. 336

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

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