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Tellina ralphi

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Synonyms
  • Tellina aequilatera was named by Tate (1887) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; Southern Australia.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was replaced with Tellina ralphi by Finlay (1927).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Tellina aequilatera Tate p. 166 figs. pl. 16, figs. 5a-b
1927Tellina ralphi Finlay

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTellinidaeBlainville 1814
genusTellinaLinnaeus 1758
speciesralphiFinlay 1927

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: deep infaunalg
Diet: deposit feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-29 17:08:38
Modified: 2009-10-09 08:59:32
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Middle Miocene to the top of the Zanclean or 15.97000 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Australia (Victoria) Tellina ralphi (179602)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Australia (Victoria) Tellina aequilatera (166744)