Family Tellinidae Blainville 1814 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Parent taxon: Tellinoidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Adegoke 1977, Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Clark and Arnold 1923, Coan et al. 2000, Glenn 1904, Hickman 2015, Nevesskaja 2009, Olsson 1931, Rosenberg 2005, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1999, Squires 1999, Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Donacidae, Icanotiidae, Psammobiidae, Quenstedtiidae, Semelidae, Solecurtidae, Sowerbyidae, Tancrediidae, Unicardiopsidae

Subtaxa: Acorylus Ameritella Arcopagia Arcopagiinae Barytellina Cymatoica Florimetis Fragilia Gastrana Idatellina Lavignon Lutricola Macoma Macominae Maera Merisca Metis Nelltia Peiricola Serratina Sourimis Strigillinae Tellina Tellininae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (11), the Bahamas (3), Belgium (2), Belize (2), Bermuda (2), Brazil (2), Canada (101: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Cayman Islands (2), Chile (2), China (1), Costa Rica (3), Cuba (2), Djibouti (4), Dominica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (4), Egypt (1), Eritrea (1), France (2), French Polynesia (1), Greenland (37), Haiti (8), Iceland (12), India (1), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (14), Kenya (2), the Marshall Islands (4), Mayotte (5), Mexico (14), Morocco (3), Namibia (4), the Netherlands (6), New Zealand (2), Pakistan (2), Panama (3), Peru (1), the Philippines (1), Poland (5), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (7), South Africa (14), Spain (1), Sweden (1), Thailand (4), Tonga (1), Turkey (2), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), the United Kingdom (31), United States (268: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington), Uruguay (3), Venezuela (4), Yemen (4)

• Blancan of United States (3: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ecuador (1), Malaysia (7), United States (6: Alaska, California, Florida, Oregon, Washington)

• Pliocene of Algeria (2), Australia (3), Belgium (7), Chile (8), Colombia (6), Costa Rica (18), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (10), Egypt (1), Haiti (1), Holy See (Vatican City State) (1), Iceland (5), India (1), Indonesia (11), Iran (1), Italy (4), Jamaica (5), Japan (21), Mexico (6), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (6), Pakistan (3), Panama (12), the Philippines (2), the Russian Federation (6), South Africa (6), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (18), the United Kingdom (8), United States (86: Alaska, California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Vanuatu (2), Venezuela (12)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Aruba (1), the Dominican Republic (1), United States (15: Alaska, California)

• Miocene of Algeria (10), Anguilla (1), Argentina (5), Australia (15), Austria (6), Belgium (8), Brazil (8), Bulgaria (2), Chile (7), Colombia (42), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (6), Cyprus (3), the Dominican Republic (12), Ecuador (10), France (3), Germany (24), Haiti (3), India (12), Indonesia (9), Israel (1), Italy (5), Jamaica (2), Japan (56), Libya (1), Madagascar (2), Mexico (7), Morocco (5), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (11), Northern Mariana Islands (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (126), Peru (7), the Philippines (1), Poland (3), Puerto Rico (10), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (34), Slovakia (2), South Africa (1), Sri Lanka (1), Trinidad and Tobago (15), United States (239: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (11)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), Haiti (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (8: Alaska, Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Austria (2), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (1), Canada (3: British Columbia), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (4), Ecuador (1), France (31), Germany (1), Hungary (2), India (2), Iran (2), Japan (13), Mexico (1), New Zealand (3), Panama (7), Peru (4), Puerto Rico (3), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (8), United States (142: Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Angola (1), Antarctica (2), Barbados (1), Belgium (2), Bulgaria (5), China (1), Colombia (5), Croatia (3), Egypt (3), France (9), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Japan (12), Mexico (6), Namibia (1), the Netherlands Antilles (2), New Zealand (14), Nigeria (6), Pakistan (3), Panama (9), Peru (4), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (4), Senegal (1), Somalia (1), Spain (20), the United Kingdom (17), United States (404: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (3)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (3), China (3), Denmark (5), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Mexico (2), New Zealand (2), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (97: Alabama, Alaska, California, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleogene of Japan (1)

• Cretaceous of Albania (1), Algeria (3), Argentina (40), Australia (2), Austria (2), Brazil (2), Cameroon (8), Canada (19: Alberta, British Columbia), Chile (2), China (1), Egypt (8), France (3), Gabon (1), Germany (4), India (5), Israel (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (9), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), Mozambique (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (4), Nigeria (2), Peru (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (1), Sweden (1), Switzerland (6), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (411: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (1), Greenland (2)

• Triassic of China (2), Germany (4)

Total: 3156 collections including 5398 occurrences

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