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Tectarius

Gastropoda - Littorinidae

Taxonomy
Tectarius was named by Valenciennes (1832) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant. Its type is Tectarius coronatus.

It was assigned to Tectariinae by Wilson (1993); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Littorinidae by Ladd (1966), Abbass (1967) and Harzhauser (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Tectarius Valenciennes
1899Echinellopsis Rovereto
1966Tectarius Ladd p. 59
1967Tectarius Abbass p. 17
1993Tectarius Wilson p. 148
2002Echinellopsis Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Tectarius Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Tectarius Harzhauser p. 98

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyLittorinoidea(Gray 1840)
familyLittorinidaeGray 1840
genusTectariusValenciennes 1832

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