Laciolina magna Spengler 1798 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina magna

Synonyms: Macoma (Psammacoma) elliptica Lamarck 1818, Macoma elliptica Lamarck 1818, Tellina acuta Wood 1815, Tellina elliptica Lamarck 1818, Tellina floriana Hilber 1879

Belongs to Laciolina according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Harzhauser and Mandic 2001 and Harzhauser et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder


• Quaternary of Bermuda (1 collection), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of Germany (11), the Netherlands (2), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Hungary (1)

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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