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Checked: 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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTectus mauritianus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTectus Montfort, 1810
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochus mauritianus Gmelin, 1791
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTectus pagodalis Montfort, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochus mauritianus Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record Herbert D.G. (2015). An annotated catalogue and bibliography of the taxonomy, synonymy and distribution of the Recent Vetigastropoda of South Africa (Mollusca). Zootaxa. 4049(1): 1-98., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4049.1.1 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
South Africa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
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 [from synonym] [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
2015-12-05 16:26:19Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2015). Tectus mauritianus (Gmelin, 1791). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216325 on 2016-06-26
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