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Tectus niloticus

Tectus niloticus, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Orthogastropoda
Superordo: Vetigastropoda
Superfamilia: Turbinoidea
Familia: Turbinidae
Subfamilia: Tegulinae
Genus: Tectus
Species: T. niloticus

Tectus niloticus is a species of sea snail, marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turbinidae, the turban snails.[1]


1. ^ a b Tectus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1767). World Register of Marine Species, accessed 20 April 2010.

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