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Tegula

Gastropoda - Tegulidae

Taxonomy
Tegula was named by Lesson (1835) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 554]. It is extant. Its type is Trochus pellisserpentis.

It was assigned to Monodontinae by Abbott (1974); to Trochidae by Weisbord (1962) and Todd (2001); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Tegulinae by Kuroda et al. (1971), Bouchet et al. (2005), Squires and Saul (2005) and DeVries (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Tegula Lesson
1962Tegula Weisbord p. 75
1971Tegula Kuroda et al. p. 57
1974Tegula Abbott p. 49
2001Tegula Todd
2002Tegula Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Tegula Bouchet et al. pp. 168, 245
2005Tegula Squires and Saul p. 135
2007Tegula DeVries p. 164

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTegulidae(Kuroda et al. 1971)
genusTegulaLesson 1835

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