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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Tellinoidea: Tellininae

Laciolina laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Range: 35°N to 18°N; 87.3°W to 64.7°W
Depth: 0 to 15 m
Maximum Reported Size: 80  mm


Tellina laevigata Linnaeus, 1758
Tellina marginalis Lightfoot, 1786
Tellina concinna Philippi, 1844
Tellina bayleana Bertin, 1876
Tellina stella C. A. Davis, 1904


Tellina laevigata Linnaeus, 1758, p. 675, [Rumph. mus. t. 45, f. 1]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: O. Europaeo & Indico
Range: 35°N to 18°N; 87.3°W to 67°W
Depth: 0 to 15 m
Maximum Reported Size: 80 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; Bermuda
References: Mikkelsen & Bieler (2004) c

Tellina bayleana Bertin, 1876, 

Tellina concinna Philippi, 1844, 

Tellina marginalis Lightfoot, 1786, p. 137, Lister 387
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Rehder (1967) s

Tellina laevigata var. stella C. A. Davis, 1904, p. 128, pl. 4, fig. 34
Type Locality: Flatt's Inlet, Bermuda
Range: 32.3°N ; 64.7°W
Distribution: Bermuda
References: C. A. Davis (1904) NSEW

Partial List of References

Davis, C. A. 1904. Notes on the Mollusca of the Bermuda Islands Nautilus 17 125-130, pl. 4. [Stated date: -- Mar 1904.]
Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae Systema Naturae, 10th ed., vol. 1 824 pp. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae [Stockholm, Sweden].
[Lightfoot, J.] 1786. Catalogue of the Portland Museum  viii + 3-194, frontispiece.

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