Elliptotellina tellinella Lamarck 1806 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Donax tellinella, Tellina (Elliptotellina) tellinella

Belongs to Elliptotellina according to Tracey et al. 1995

See also Cossmann and Pissarro 1904

Sister taxa: Tellina (Elliptotellina) ambigua, Tellina (Elliptotellina) pacifica, Tellina (Elliptotellina) townsendensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (7 collections), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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