Tectus tentorium

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Trochus tentorium)
Jump to: navigation, search
Tectus tentorium
Tectus tentorium 001.jpg
Drawing of a shell of Tectus tentorium
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Tegulidae
Genus: Tectus
Species: T. tentorium
Binomial name
Tectus tentorium
(Gmelin, 1791) [1]
  • Trochus maculatus var. tentorium (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Trochus tentorium Gmelin, 1791

Tectus tentorium is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Tegulidae.[2][3]


It differs from Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758 in being obviously longitudinally plicate, especially on the lower part of each whorl.[4]


This species occurs in the following locations:[2]


  1. ^ Gmelin, J. F. [1791]. Caroli a Linné, systema naturae. Tom. I. Pars VI. - pp. 3021-3910. Lipsiae.
  2. ^ a b c Bouchet, P. (2012). Tectus tentorium (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=580119 on 2012-09-01
  3. ^ Williams S.T., Karube S. & Ozawa T. (2008) Molecular systematics of Vetigastropoda: Trochidae, Turbinidae and Trochoidea redefined. Zoologica Scripta 37: 483–506.
  4. ^ Tryon (1889), Manual of Conchology XI, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia

External links[edit]