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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Tellinoidea: Tellininae

Eurytellina angulosa (Gmelin, 1791)

Range: 26°N to 35°S; 91°W to 35°W
Depth: 0 to 10 m
Maximum Reported Size: 50  mm


Tellina punicea auct. non Born, 1778
Tellina angulosa Gmelin, 1791
Tellina striata Spengler, 1798
Donax martinicensis Lamarck, 1818
Tellinides rosaceus King & Broderip, 1832


Tellina angulosa Gmelin, 1791,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 26°N to 35°S; 91°W to 35°W
Depth: 0 to 10 m
Maximum Reported Size: 50 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida, Florida Keys; Mexico: Campeche State; Belize, Guatemala, Panama, Venezuela: Sucre, Isla Margarita; Cuba: North Havana Province; Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix; Guadeloupe, Dominica, St. Lucia; Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad; Brazil: Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo; Uruguay
References: Mikkelsen & Bieler (2004) c

Donax martinicensis Lamarck, 1818, 
Range: 18°N ; 65.5°W to 67°W
References: Boss (1968) s

Tellina punicea auct. non Born, 1778, 
[Not available]
Attributed to: Lamarck (1822); Gardner (1928)
References: Boss (1968) s
Comments: Misidentification.

Tellinides rosacea King & Broderip, 1832, p. 336, Not figured
Type Locality: 'ad littora Brasiliae (Santos.)'
Maximum Reported Size: 33 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Sao Paulo
References: King & Broderip (1832) M

Tellina striata Spengler, 1798, 
Attributed to: Chemnitz (1786)
Comments: Non Gmelin, 1791.

Partial List of References

King, P. P. and W. J. Broderip. 1832. Description of the Cirrhipeda, Conchifera and Mollusca, in a collection formed by the officers of H.M.S. Adventure and Beagle employed between the years 1826 and 1830 in surveying the southern coasts of South America Zoological Journal 5 332-349.

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