WoRMS name details

Tellina (Tellina) Linnaeus, 1758

746860  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:746860)

alternate representation
Subgenus
Tellina radiata Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
marine
Not documented
Taxonomy In the most restricted sense, the genus Tellina comprises a small number of Western Atlantic species related to the type...  
Taxonomy In the most restricted sense, the genus Tellina comprises a small number of Western Atlantic species related to the type Tellina radiata. Otherwise the generic name is widely used as a catchall for a large number of species belonging to the subfamily Tellininae and distributed worldwide, which are in need of taxonomic revision.  [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Tellina (Tellina) Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=746860 on 2022-05-16
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2014-01-22 08:16:16Z
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2014-01-22 19:29:28Z
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basis of record Boss K.J. 1966. The subfamily Tellininae in the Western Atlantic. The genus <i>Tellina</i> (I). <i>Johnsonia</i>, 4(45): 217-272, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41113671
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From editor or global species database
Taxonomy In the most restricted sense, the genus Tellina comprises a small number of Western Atlantic species related to the type Tellina radiata. Otherwise the generic name is widely used as a catchall for a large number of species belonging to the subfamily Tellininae and distributed worldwide, which are in need of taxonomic revision.  [details]