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 Lamprell and Healy 1998, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

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

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

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Ecology: stationary boring herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), South Africa (1), Spain (1)

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

• 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 (3: Mississippi)

• 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 (24: 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: 155 collections including 166 occurrences

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