Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Veneroida > Superfamily Tellinoidea > Family Tellinidae > Subfamily Tellininae > Genus Tellina

Tellina pulchella Lamarck, 1818

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TellinaLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name
Angulus Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 synonym
Eurytellina P. Fischer, 1887 synonym
Fabulina Gray, 1851 synonym
Nitidotellina Scarlato, 1961 synonym
Omala Schumacher, 1817 synonym
Peronaea Poli, 1791 synonym
Quadrans Bertin, 1878 synonym
Serratina Pallary, 1920 synonym
Tellina (Angulus) Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 synonym
Tellina (Eurytellina) P. Fischer, 1887 synonym
Tellina (Fabulina) Gray, 1851 synonym
Tellina (Nitidotellina) Scarlato, 1961 synonym
Tellina (Omala) Schumacher, 1817 synonym
Tellina (Peronaea) Poli, 1791 synonym
Tellina (Quadrans) Bertin, 1878 synonym
Tellina (Serratina) Pallary, 1920 synonym

Species group names

Tellina lineolata Risso, 1826 synonym
Tellina pulchella var. centralis de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Tellina pulchella var. citrina Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1898 synonym
Tellina pulchella var. polii de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Tellina pulchella var. rosea Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1898 synonym
Tellina pulchella var. transversa Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1898 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Greek: Χρωματιστή τελλίνα


original description

Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de (1815-1822). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Paris: 7 volumes. Vol. 1 [Introduction]: Verdière, i-xvi, 1-462 [March 1815]; Vol. 2 [les Polypes, les Radiaires]: Verdière, 1-568 [March 1816]; Vol. 3 [suite des Radiaires; les Tuniciers; les Vers]: Verdière, 1-586 [August, 1816]; Vol. 4: Deterville/Verdière, 1-603 [April 1817]; Vol. 5 [les Arachnides; les Crustacés; les Annélides; les Cirrhipèdes; les Conchiferes]: Paris, Deterville/Verdière, 1-612 [25 July 1818]; Vol. 6(1) [suite des Conchifères; Les Mollusques]: published by the Author, i-vi, 1-343 [June 1819]; Vol. 6(2) (suite): published by the Author, 1-232 [April 1822]; Vol. 7 (suite): published by the Author, 1-711. [August 1822]

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp.

additional source

Zamouri-Langar, N.; Chouba, L.; Ajjabi Chebil, L.; Mrabet, R.; El Abed, A. (2011). Les coquillages bivalves des côtes tunisiennes. Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer: Salammbô. ISBN 978-9938-9512-0-2. 128 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (71 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Tellina pulchella. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141591




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