Samiksha Jaiswal

Tectura

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Lottiidae
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Lottioidea
Genus  Tectura Gray, 1847
Tectura

Tectura is a genus of small to medium-sized sea snails, true limpets, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Lottiidae.

Species

Species in the genus Tectura include:

  • Tectura depicta (Hinds, 1842)
  • Tectura filosa (Carpenter, 1865)
  • Tectura palacea (Gould, 1853)
  • Tectura pusilla Jeffreys, 1883
  • Tectura rosacea (Carpenter, 1864)
  • Tectura tenera (C. B. Adams, 1845)
  • Tectura virginea (O. F. Müller, 1776) - White tortoiseshell limpet
  • Species brought into synonymy 
  • Tectura antillarum (Sowerby I, 1831): synonym of Lottia antillarum G. B. Sowerby I, 1834
  • Tectura coppingeri E. A. Smith, 1881: synonym of Iothia emarginuloides (Philippi, 1868)
  • Tectura fenestrata (Reeve, 1855): synonym of Lottia fenestrata (Reeve, 1855)
  • Tectura fluviatilis Blanford, 1867: synonym of Potamacmaea fluviatilis (Blanford, 1867)
  • Tectura fulva (Müller O.F., 1776): synonym of Iothia fulva (O. F. Müller, 1776)
  • Tectura persona (Rathke, 1833): synonym of Lottia persona (Rathke, 1833)
  • Tectura radiata Pease, 1860: synonym of Williamia radiata (Pease, 1860)
  • Tectura reticulata Seguenza, 1876: synonym of Veleropilina reticulata (Seguenza, 1876)
  • Tectura rugosa Jeffreys, 1883: synonym of Iothia fulva (O. F. Müller, 1776)
  • Tectura scutum Eschscholtz, 1833: synonym of Lottia scutum (Rathke, 1833)
  • Tectura tahitensis Pease, 1868: synonym of Cellana taitensis (Röding, 1798)
  • Tectura tessulata (O. F. Müller, 1776): synonym of Testudinalia testudinalis (O. F. Müller, 1776)
  • Tectura testudinalis (O. F. Müller, 1776)- Common tortoiseshell limpet : synonym of the accepted name Testudinalia testudinalis (Müller, 1776)
  • References

    Tectura Wikipedia


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