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Tectibranchia

Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia

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

It was reranked as the order Tectibranchia by Addicott (1970) and Hickman (1980).

It was assigned to Opisthobranchiata by Martin (1904); to Gastropoda by Addicott (1970); and to Opisthobranchia by Hickman (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Tectibranchiata Martin p. 131
1970Tectibranchia Addicott p. 137
1980Tectibranchia Hickman p. 81

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderOpisthobranchia(Milne-Edwards 1848)
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