Eurytellina Fischer 1887 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative spelling: Tellina (Eurytellina)

Parent taxon: Tellinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Gardner 1947, Moore 1976, Pilsbry and Olsson 1941, Rosenberg 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1982

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

Subtaxa: Eurytellina aequicincta Eurytellina cibaoica Eurytellina lineata Eurytellina punicea Tellina (Eurytellina) alincia Tellina (Eurytellina) alternata Tellina (Eurytellina) angulosa Tellina (Eurytellina) eburnea Tellina (Eurytellina) hertleini Tellina (Eurytellina) inaequistriata Tellina (Eurytellina) laplata Tellina (Eurytellina) lorenzoensis Tellina (Eurytellina) milamensis Tellina (Eurytellina) mooreana Tellina (Eurytellina) nitens Tellina (Eurytellina) ophiaca Tellina (Eurytellina) papyria Tellina (Eurytellina) paraguanensis Tellina (Eurytellina) pressa Tellina (Eurytellina) prora Tellina (Eurytellina) regia Tellina (Eurytellina) roburina Tellina (Eurytellina) tayloriana Tellina (Eurytellina) tumbezensis Tellina (Eurytellina) vetula

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (3), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Panama (2), United States (27: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (2)

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (4), Jamaica (2), Mexico (2), Panama (5), Trinidad and Tobago (12), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (7)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (11), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (6), Ecuador (1), India (1), Panama (63), Peru (5), Trinidad and Tobago (7), United States (7: Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene of Panama (3), United States (11: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Mexico (3), Panama (5), United States (66: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 275 collections including 315 occurrences

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