Modulus (gastropod)

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Modulus
Modulus tectum.shell 001.jpg
Two views of a beachworn shell of Modulus tectum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Modulidae
Genus: Modulus
J. E. Gray, 1840[1]

Modulus is a genus of small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Modulidae.[2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Modulus include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gray J. E. (1840). Syn. Cont. Brit. Mus., ed. 42, 147 [n.n.]; 1842, Syn. Brit. Mus., ed. 44, 60.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). "Classification and Nomenclator of Gastropod Families". Malacologia. 47 (1-2).