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Tellina (Moerella) modesta

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Taxonomy
Angulus modesta was named by Carpenter (1864) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Eastern Pacific.]. It is extant.

It was corrected as Angulus modestus by Carpenter (1864); it was recombined as Tellina (Angulus) modesta by Coan et al. (2000); it was recombined as Tellina (Moerella) modesta by Hendy (2020).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Angulus modestus Carpenter p. 681
1900Tellina (Oudardia) buttoni Dall p. 326
1950Tellina buttoni Woodring and Bramlette
1959Tellina buttoni Addicott p. 17
1966Tellina buttoni Addicott
2000Tellina (Angulus) modesta Coan et al. p. 402
2020Tellina (Moerella) modesta Hendy

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTellinidaeBlainville 1814
genusTellinaLinnaeus 1758
subgenusMoerella(Fischer 1887)
speciesmodesta(Carpenter 1864)

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