Tellina (Angulus) scrippsensis Hanna 1927 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina scrippsensis

Full reference: M. A. Hanna. 1927. An Eocene invertebrate fauna from the La Jolla Quadrangle, California . University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 16(8):247-398

Belongs to Tellina (Angulus) according to E. J. Moore 2003

See also Hanna 1927

Sister taxa: Angulus (Lamyella), Angulus (Peronaea), Angulus agilis, Angulus democracianus, Angulus diantha, Angulus merus, Angulus texanus, Angulus umbra, Angulus versicolor, Tellina (Angulus) buttoni, Tellina (Angulus) cadieni, Tellina (Angulus) castacana, Tellina (Angulus) diabloensis, Tellina (Angulus) domenginensis, Tellina (Angulus) entaenia, Tellina (Angulus) joaquinensis, Tellina (Angulus) jollaensis, Tellina (Angulus) lanceolata, Tellina (Angulus) longa, Tellina (Angulus) modesta, Tellina (Angulus) packardi, Tellina (Angulus) producta, Tellina (Angulus) prolenta, Tellina (Angulus) simiensis, Tellina (Angulus) subplana, Tellina (Angulus) vorbei, Tellina (Angulus) woodringi

Type specimen: UCMP 31022, a valve. Its type locality is UCR loc. 4922, which is in a Lutetian deep subtidal shelf shale in the Ardath Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at UCR loc. 4922

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