Family Tellinidae Blainville 1814 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

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

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Glenn 1904, Nevesskaja 2009, Olsson 1931, Rosenberg 2005, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, 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 Arcopagia Arcopagiinae Barytellina Cymatoica Elliptotellina Eurytellina Florimetis Fragilia Gastrana Lutricola Macoma Macominae Maera Merisca Metis Nelltia Peiricola Psammacoma Saulella 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 (100: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Cayman Islands (2), Chile (1), China (1), Costa Rica (3), Cuba (2), Djibouti (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (3), Egypt (1), Eritrea (1), France (2), French Polynesia (1), Greenland (24), Haiti (8), Iceland (12), India (1), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (13), Kenya (2), the Marshall Islands (4), Mexico (13), 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), Thailand (4), Tonga (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (31), United States (169: 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 Malaysia (7), United States (5: Alaska, California, Florida, Oregon, Washington)

• Pliocene of Algeria (2), Australia (3), Belgium (7), Chile (8), Colombia (6), Costa Rica (17), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (12), Egypt (1), Haiti (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 (68: Alaska, California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Vanuatu (2), Venezuela (12)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), United States (14: 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 (4), Jamaica (2), Japan (53), 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 (232: 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), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (4), Ecuador (1), France (31), Germany (1), Hungary (2), India (2), Iran (2), Japan (12), Mexico (1), New Zealand (3), Panama (7), Peru (4), Puerto Rico (3), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (8), United States (113: Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1), United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of Angola (1), Antarctica (2), 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 (10), Mexico (5), Namibia (1), the Netherlands Antilles (2), New Zealand (14), Nigeria (6), Pakistan (3), Panama (9), Peru (4), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (3), Senegal (1), Somalia (1), Spain (20), the United Kingdom (17), United States (325: 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)

• 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), the United Kingdom (1), United States (86: Alabama, Alaska, California, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Albania (1), Algeria (1), Argentina (40), Australia (2), Austria (2), Brazil (2), Cameroon (2), Canada (19: Alberta, British Columbia), Chile (1), China (1), Egypt (8), France (3), Germany (3), India (2), Israel (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (8), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), Mozambique (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (4), Peru (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Sweden (1), Switzerland (6), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (404: 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 (3)

• Permian of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 2843 collections including 4860 occurrences

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