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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Tellinoidea: Tellininae

Merisca aequistriata (Say, 1824)


Range: 35°N to 15°S; 92°W to 35°W
Depth: 0 to 93 m
Maximum Reported Size: 24.5  mm

Synonymy

Quadrans aequistriata (Say, 1824) 
Tellina aequistriata Say, 1824
Tellina lintea Conrad, 1837
Quadrans lintea (Conrad, 1837) 
Tellina guadalupensis d'Orbigny, 1853
Tellina tumida Sowerby II, 1867

Details


Tellina aequistriata Say, 1824,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 35°N to 15°S; 92°W to 35°W
Depth: 0 to 93 m
Maximum Reported Size: 24.5 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Texas; Mexico: Campeche Bank, Quintana Roo; Honduras: Swan Island
References: Rice & Kornicker (1965) DW; Ekdale (1974) {W}; Britton (1975) d; Mikkelsen & Bieler (2004) c
Combining Genera:  Quadrans

Tellina guadaloupensis sic, 
[Not available]
Range: 16.5°N ; 61.5°W
Maximum Reported Size: 12 mm
Distribution: Guadeloupe
Comments: Original misspelling of guadalupensis.

Tellina guadalupensis d'Orbigny, 1853, p. 252, pl. 26, figs. 1-3
[Not available]
Attributed to: d'Orbigny (1842)
Type Locality: Guadeloupe
Distribution: Guadeloupe
Comments: Spelled guadalupiensis in text; guadalupensis in index and guadaloupensis on plate caption. Boss (1966:267) noted these spellings but did not make a first revisor's choice as he did not consider them to have been published on the same date.

Tellina guadalupiensis sic, 
[Not available]
Distribution: Guadeloupe
Comments: Original misspelling of guadalupensis.

Tellina lintea Conrad, 1837, p. 259-260, pl. 20, fig. 3
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Mobile Point, Alabama; new Pliocene sands near Newbern, North Carolina
Range: 30.3°N to 18°N; 88.03°W to 67°W
Maximum Reported Size: 18.5 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida; USA: Alabama
References: Conrad (1837) W; Perry & Schwengel (1955) M; Cooley (1978) N{W}
Combining Genera:  Quadrans

Tellina tumida Sowerby II, 1867, 
[Synonym]


Partial List of References

Conrad, T. A. 1837. Descriptions of new marine shells, from Upper California. Collected by Thomas Nuttall, Esq. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7 227-268, pls. 17-20. [Stated date: -- Feb 1837.]
d'Orbigny, A. 1853. Mollusques Histoire Physique, Politique et Naturelle de l'Óle de Cuba 2 [iv] + 225-380, pls. 26-28?.

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