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Tellina (Merisca) aequistriata

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Synonyms
  • Tellina lintea was named by Conrad (1837) [DISTRIBUTION: Plesitocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

    It was recombined as Quadrans lintea by Richards (1962); it was synonymized subjectively with Merisca aequistriata by Hendy et al. (2008).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Tellina aequistriata Say p. 145 figs. pl. 10, fig. 7
1837Tellina lintea Conrad
1900Tellina (Merisca) aequistriata Dall p. 192
1904Tellina aequistriata Glenn p. 297
1947Tellina (Merisca) aequistriata Gardner p. 192
1962Quadrans lintea Richards
1982Tellina (Merisca) aequistriata Woodring p. 659

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
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
genusTellina(Dall 1900)
subgenusMerisca
speciesaequistriata(Say 1824)

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