Angulus Megerle 1811 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative spelling: Tellina (Angulus)

Parent taxon: Tellininae according to R. Marquet et al. 2008

See also Aldrich 1911, Coan et al. 2000, Glenn 1904, Harris 1919, Pilsbry and Olsson 1941, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Wienrich 1999 and Woodring 1982

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

Subtaxa: Angulus (Lamyella) Angulus (Peronaea) Angulus (Peronidia) Angulus agilis Angulus democracianus Angulus merus Angulus texanus Angulus umbra Angulus versicolor Tellina (Angulus) cadieni Tellina (Angulus) castacana Tellina (Angulus) entaenia Tellina (Angulus) joaquinensis Tellina (Angulus) jollaensis Tellina (Angulus) lanceolata Tellina (Angulus) longa Tellina (Angulus) meropsis Tellina (Angulus) modesta Tellina (Angulus) producta Tellina (Angulus) prolenta Tellina (Angulus) subplana

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Type: Tellina lanceolata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Belgium (2), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (4), Panama (1), Thailand (2), United States (55: California, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

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

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (5), Indonesia (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (3), the Russian Federation (1), United States (6: California, Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Belgium (6), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (3), France (1), Germany (19), India (1), Japan (6), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (4), Panama (4), Peru (1), Poland (1), United States (2: Maryland, New Jersey), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (2), Belgium (3), Denmark (3), Ecuador (1), France (13), Hungary (2), Japan (7), New Zealand (2), Peru (1), Puerto Rico (3)

• Eocene of France (2), Japan (1), Panama (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (32: Alabama, California, Oregon)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 236 collections including 279 occurrences

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