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Tellina virginiana

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Tellina virginiana Clark p. 5

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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
speciesvirginiana

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: Late/Upper Paleocene or 58.70000 to 55.80000 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Maryland) Tellina virginiana (99273)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Virginia) Tellina virginiana (91126 91859)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Maryland) Tellina virginiana (91712 91890 91891)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Virginia) Tellina virginiana (type locality: 84048)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Maryland) Tellina virginiana (91117 91550 91552 99270)