Tegula (gastropod)

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Tegula
Tegula pulligo.jpg
A live individual of Tegula pulligo in situ
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea (superfamily)
Family: Tegulidae
Genus: Tegula (gastropod)
Lesson, 1835[1]
Type species
Tegula elegans Lesson, 1832
Synonyms[2]
  • Agathistoma Olsson & Harbison, 1953
  • Promartynia Dall, 1909

Tegula is a genus of small to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Tegulidae.[2]

Biology[edit]

The function of the heart in Tegula snails may have a critical importance for their temperature tolerance.[3]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Tegula include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Tegula argyrostoma (Gmelin, 1791):[17] synonym of Chlorostoma lischkei (Tapparone-Canefri, 1874)
  • Tegula elegans Lesson, 1832: synonym of Tegula pellisserpentis (Wood, 1828)
  • Tegula fuscescens Philippi, R.A., 1845: synonym of Tegula patagonica (Orbigny, A.V.M.D. d', 1835)
  • Tegula ligulata (Menke, 1850)[18]: synonym of Tegula ligulata mariamadrae Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932
  • Tegula lischkei (Tapparone-Canefri, 1874): synonym of Chlorostoma lischkei (Tapparone-Canefri, 1874)
  • Tegula maculostriata (C. B. Adams):[5] synonym of Tegula hotessieriana (d’Orbigny, 1842)
  • Tegula mendella McLean, J.H., 1964: synonym of Tegula eiseni Jordan, 1936
  • Tegula phalera Weisbord, 1962: synonym of Tegula puntagordana Weisbord, 1962
  • Tegula rustica (Gmelin, 1791): synonym of Omphalius rusticus (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Tegula scalaris (C.B. Adams, 1845): synonym of Tegula lividomaculata (C. B. Adams, 1845)
  • Tegula trilirata Weisbord, 1962: synonym of Tegula puntagordana Weisbord, 1962
  • Tegula umbilicata Lischke, C.E. in Iwakawa, 1919: synonym of Chlorostoma argyrostoma turbinata (Adams, A., 1853); synonym of Tegula argyrostoma turbinatum A. Adams, 1853
  • Tegula xanthostigma A. Adams, 1853: synonym of Chlorostoma xanthostigma (A. Adams, 1853)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesson R. P. (1835). Illustr. de Zool. (17): pl. 51.
  2. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Tegula Lesson, 1832. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=413467 on 2012-09-10
  3. ^ Somero G. N. (2005). "Linking biogeography to physiology: Evolutionary and acclimatory adjustments of thermal limits". Frontiers in Zoology 2: 1. doi:10.1186/1742-9994-2-1.
  4. ^ Rosenberg, G. (2010). Tegula atra (Lesson, 1830). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=533469 on 2011-07-20
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Tegula". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.  accessed 20 July 2011.
  6. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula bergeroni McLean, 1970. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575625 on 2011-07-20
  7. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula cooksoni (E.A. Smith, 1877). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575626 on 2011-07-20
  8. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula corvus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575628 on 2011-07-20
  9. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula globulus (Carpenter, 1857). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575630 on 2011-07-20
  10. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula melaleucos (Jonas, 1844). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575633 on 2011-07-20
  11. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula panamensis (Philippi, 1849). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575634 on 2011-07-20
  12. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula picta McLean, 1970. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575635 on 2011-07-20
  13. ^ Rosenberg, G. (2010). Tegula puntagordana Weisbord, 1962. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=533471 on 2011-07-20
  14. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula rugosa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575637 on 2011-07-20
  15. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula snodgrassi (Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1902). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575638 on 2011-07-20
  16. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula verrucosa McLean, 1970. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575640 on 2011-07-20
  17. ^ OBIS: Tegula (Chlorostoma) argyrostoma
  18. ^ WoRMS (2011). Tegula ligulata (Menke, 1850). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=575694 on 2011-07-20
  • Williams S.T., Karube S. & Ozawa T. (2008) Molecular systematics of Vetigastropoda: Trochidae, Turbinidae and Trochoidea redefined. Zoologica Scripta 37: 483–506

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