Tellina Linnaeus 1758 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative spelling: Macoma (Tellina)

Parent taxon: Tellinidae according to S. Schneider et al. 2005

See also Böhm and Weisfermel 1913, Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Deshayes 1857, Freneix et al. 1988, Gardner 1943, Gardner 1947, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Moore 1969, Moore 1976, Mukerjee 1939, Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928, Oostingh 1935, Packard 1922, Perrilliat 1992, Russell and Landes 1937, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1987, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Acorylus, Arcopagia, Arcopagiinae, Barytellina, Cymatoica, Elliptotellina, Eurytellina, Florimetis, Fragilia, Gastrana, Lutricola, Macoma, Macominae, Maera, Merisca, Metis, Nelltia, Peiricola, Psammacoma, Saulella, Serratina, Sourimis, Strigillinae, Tellininae

Subtaxa: Tellina (Arcopagia) gabbi Tellina (Cadella) Tellina (Cyclotellina) Tellina (Homalina) Tellina (Laciolina) Tellina (Macaliopsis) Tellina (Macomona) Tellina (Megangulus) Tellina (Miratellina) Tellina (Moerella) Tellina (Olcesia) Tellina (Oudardia) Tellina (Peronaea) Tellina (Phyllodina) Tellina (Pseudarcopagia) victoriae Tellina (Scutarcopagia) Tellina (Scutocopagia) Tellina (Sinuosipagia) Tellina (Tellinella) Tellina actutangula Tellina albinelloides Tellina alisoensis Tellina alta Tellina aragonia Tellina asperrima Tellina australis Tellina balaustina Tellina barrandei Tellina bavarica Tellina benedenii Tellina bernayi Tellina beyrichi Tellina brimonti Tellina buboana Tellina bullula Tellina burmeisteri Tellina cainozoica Tellina californica Tellina capsoides Tellina cherokeensis Tellina clallamensis Tellina collustrata Tellina cossmanni Tellina couvaensis Tellina crooki Tellina cumana Tellina cupressensis Tellina cynoglossula Tellina diabloensis Tellina distans Tellina distorta Tellina divaricata Tellina domenginensis Tellina donacilla Tellina donacina Tellina dowlingi Tellina dunelmensis Tellina edentula Tellina edwardsi Tellina egena Tellina emacerata Tellina englishi Tellina equideclivis Tellina equilateralis Tellina eugenia Tellina exarata Tellina fabula Tellina foliacea Tellina geulemensis Tellina gibber Tellina hannibali Tellina herndonensis Tellina idonea Tellina lata Tellina leana Tellina lilium Tellina longicallus Tellina luederitzi Tellina madagascariensis Tellina martinezensis Tellina masinguiensis Tellina masoni Tellina maylandensis Tellina merangiana Tellina minima Tellina molengraaffi Tellina nitida Tellina oldroydi Tellina oregonensis Tellina packardi Tellina palatam Tellina panamensis Tellina patula Tellina perrini Tellina pilgrimi Tellina pinguis Tellina planata Tellina pondicherriensis Tellina porrecta Tellina protostriatula Tellina pulchella Tellina pygmaea Tellina radiata Tellina ralphi Tellina rastella Tellina redmondii Tellina remies Tellina remondii Tellina ruderata Tellina rugosa Tellina santana Tellina scandula Tellina segregata Tellina serrata Tellina sillimani Tellina simiensis Tellina soledadensis Tellina songoensis Tellina staurella Tellina sutterensis Tellina tallicheti Tellina tehachapi Tellina temperata Tellina tenuis Tellina transversa Tellina tricarinata Tellina trumani Tellina truncata Tellina vancouverensis Tellina venezuelensis Tellina verneuili Tellina virginiana Tellina williamsi Tellina wilsoni Tellina woodwardi

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Type: Tellina radiata

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (6), the Bahamas (3), Canada (1: Ontario), Cayman Islands (2), China (1), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (1), Djibouti (4), Ecuador (3), Egypt (1), Eritrea (1), France (2), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (4), India (1), Iran (1), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), Kenya (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (4), Morocco (2), Namibia (3), Panama (2), the Philippines (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (13), Spain (1), Thailand (3), Tonga (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (47: California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (3), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Algeria (2), Australia (3), Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (8), Egypt (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Jamaica (5), Japan (7), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (6), the Philippines (2), the Russian Federation (4), South Africa (3), Trinidad and Tobago (7), the United Kingdom (2), United States (37: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Argentina (4), Australia (10), Austria (1), Brazil (6), Chile (6), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), Cyprus (3), the Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (6), France (1), Germany (3), Haiti (3), India (9), Indonesia (8), Italy (2), Japan (10), Libya (1), Madagascar (2), Mexico (2), Morocco (3), New Zealand (3), Northern Mariana Islands (2), Panama (16), Peru (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (11), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), Sri Lanka (1), Trinidad and Tobago (9), United States (98: Alaska, California, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), Haiti (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (6: Alaska, Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1), France (19), India (1), Iran (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (3), Romania (1), United States (82: Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Belgium (2), Bulgaria (5), China (1), Colombia (4), Croatia (3), France (4), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Japan (9), Mexico (2), Namibia (1), New Zealand (11), Nigeria (4), Pakistan (3), Panama (1), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Senegal (1), Somalia (1), Spain (14), the United Kingdom (12), United States (191: Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (3)

• Paleocene to Eocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), China (3), Denmark (5), Egypt (1), Mexico (2), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (78: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleogene of Japan (1)

• Cretaceous of Albania (1), Algeria (1), Brazil (2), Cameroon (1), Canada (16: Alberta), Chile (1), France (1), Germany (1), India (2), Jamaica (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Sweden (1), Switzerland (6), Tunisia (1), United States (147: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (1), Greenland (2)

• Triassic of China (2), Germany (4)

• Permian of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 1183 collections including 1490 occurrences

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