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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTectus mauritianus (Gmelin, 1791) 
AphiaID: 216325

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVetigastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTegulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTectus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTectus Montfort, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTectus pagodalis Montfort, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochus mauritianus Gmelin, 1791
Sources  basis of record Drivas, J.; Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Similar to Trochus (above) in shape, but with a twisted columella, up to 6cm. Pale shell with pink or darker markings, base and aperture pearly. Habitat: rocky eulittoral and shallow reef areas. Distribution: W. Indian Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216325
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Tectus mauritianus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216325 on 2014-10-26
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