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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Order: Trochida
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Tegulidae
Kuroda, Habe & Oyama, 1971
Genera and species

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Tegulinae Kuroda, Habe & Oyama, 1971

Tegulidae is a family of small to large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Trochoidea (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).[1]

This was for a long time considered to be a subfamily (Tegulinae) within the family Turbinidae.


Genera within the family Tegulidae include:

Genera brought into synonymy
  • Agathistoma Olsson & Harbison, 1953: synonym of Tegula Lesson, 1832
  • Cardinalia Gray, 1842: synonym of Tectus Montfort, 1810
  • Livona Gray, 1842: synonym of Cittarium Philippi, 1847
  • Promartynia Dall, 1909: synonym of Tegula Lesson, 1832
  • Pyramidea Swainson, 1840: synonym of Tectus Montfort, 1810
  • Pyramis Schumacher, 1817: synonym of Tectus Montfort, 1810
  • Trochiscus G. B. Sowerby I, 1838: synonym of Norrisia Bayle, 1880


  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2013). Tegulidae Kuroda, Habe & Oyama, 1971. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=715868 on 2013-12-10