Strigilla Turton 1822 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative spelling: Lucina (Strigilla)

Parent taxon: Tellininae according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also da Silva Forti 1969, Gardner 1947, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Abranda, Aenona, Angulus, Arcopagella, Arcopaginula, Clathrotellina, Hemimetis, Jactellina, Laciolina, Linearis, Liothyris, Macomona, Obtellina, Palaeomoera, Pharaonella, Phylloda, Pinguitellina, Pistris, Pseudarcopagia, Punipagia, Quadrans, Quidnipagus, Scutarcopagia, Semelangulus, Solyma, Tellidora, Tellinides, Tellinimera, Tonganaella

Subtaxa: Strigilla (Pisostrigilla) Strigilla (Strigilla) Strigilla australis Strigilla euronia Strigilla georgiana Strigilla mirabilis Strigilla musanica Strigilla paraflexuosa Strigilla pisiformis Strigilla sphaerion

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (2 collections), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (1), Ecuador (1), Mexico (1), United States (11: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (3), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (9), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (4), France (1), Panama (8), United States (10: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1)

• Eocene of Panama (6)

Total: 73 collections including 79 occurrences

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