Species under Tegula
n= 21
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Tegula argyrostoma
(Gmelin, 1791)
Western Pacific
Tegula atra
(Lesson, 1830)
Smooth black trochid Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic 6.2
Tegula aureotincta
(Forbes, 1850)
Gilded tegula East Pacific
Tegula brunnea
Philippi, 1848
Brown turban snail Eastern Pacific
Tegula eiseni
Jordan, 1936
Banded tegula East Pacific
Tegula excavata
(Lamarck, 1822)
Green-base tegula Western Central Atlantic 1.8
Tegula fasciata
(Born, 1778)
Silky tegula Western Atlantic 2.2
Tegula funebralis
(Adams, 1855)
Black turban snail Eastern Pacific 3
Tegula gallina
(Forbes, 1850)
Speckled tegula East Pacific
Tegula gruneri
(Philippi, 1849)
Gem tegula Western Central Atlantic 1
Tegula hotessieriana
(d'Orbigny, 1842)
Caribbean tegula Western Atlantic 1.15
Tegula lividomaculata
(Adams, 1845)
West Indian tegula Western Central Atlantic 1.9
Tegula montereyi
(Kiener, 1850)
Monterey tegula East Pacific
Tegula nigerrima
(Gmelin, 1791)
Northwest Pacific
Tegula patagonica
(d'Orbigny, 1838)
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic 1.9
Tegula pulligo
(Gmelin, 1791)
Dusky tegula Northeast Pacific 3.8
Tegula puntagordana
Weisbord, 1962
Western Atlantic 1.6
Tegula regina
Stearns, 1892
Queen tegula East Pacific
Tegula subplicata
(King & Broderip, 1832)
Western Atlantic 2
Tegula verrucosa
McLean, 1970
Southeast Pacific
Tegula viridula
(Gmelin, 1791)
Western Atlantic 2.3
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