Tellina

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Tellina
Temporal range: Eocene–Recent
Angulus fabula.jpg
Exterior of one valve of Tellina fabula
Scutarcopagia scobinata.jpg
Exterior of a valve of Tellina scobinata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Veneroida
Family: Tellinidae
Genus: Tellina
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

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Synonyms
  • Cadella Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
  • Fabulina Gray, 1851
  • Megangulus Afshar, 1969
  • Moerella Fischer, 1887
  • Pinguitellina Iredale, 1927
  • Scutarcopagia Pilsbry, 1918

Tellina is a widely distributed genus of marine bivalve molluscs, in the family Tellinidae. [1]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gofas, S. (2011). Tellina Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138533 on 2012-01-08
  • ITIS
  • Powell A W B, New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand, 1979. ISBN 0-00-216906-1.
  • Glen Pownall, New Zealand Shells and Shellfish, Seven Seas Publishing Pty Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand, 1979. ISBN 854670548.
  • Eugene V. Coan & Paul Valentich-Scott. "Three new species of Tellina (Bivalvia, Tellinidae) from the Panamic Province." Zootaxa 2715 (2010): 55-58.