Tectura Gray 1847 (limpet)

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda - Acmaeidae

Parent taxon: Acmaeadae according to P. Lozouet et al. 2001

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acmaeinae, Asteracmea, Bathyacmaea, Chiazacmea, Conorhytis, Deslongchampsia, Hamptoniella, Naccula, Patelloidinae, Pectinodontinae, Pseudorhytidopilus, Rhodopetalinae, Scurriopsis, Serradonta

Subtaxa: Tectura (Testudinalia) Tectura antillarum Tectura parva

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Type: Patella parva

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (6: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut collections), Greenland (6), Iceland (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of France (1), Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 20 collections including 21 occurrences

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