Teredo Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Teredinidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Teredinidae according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires 1987 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Kuphinae, Terebrimya, Teredininae, Teredolithus, Teredothyra, Xylotrya

Subtaxa: Teredo (Psiloteredo) Teredo (Teredo) Teredo dendrolestes Teredo mississippiensis Teredo simplex Teredo simplexopsis Teredo virginiana

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Ecology: stationary boring herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), South Africa (1), Spain (1), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: California, South Carolina)

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

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Brazil (2), Colombia (1), Cuba (6), Cyprus (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (8), Moldova (5), Panama (1), United States (4: California, Florida, South Carolina)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), United States (7: Mississippi, Oregon)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (4), France (3), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (3), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (1), the United Kingdom (14), United States (31: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (1), Greenland (1), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (26: Alabama, California, Georgia, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Chile (1), Japan (4), Madagascar (1), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (6), South Africa (5), USSR (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (5: Alabama, Colorado, Tennessee, Wyoming)

Total: 170 collections including 181 occurrences

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