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

Tellina valtonis Hanley, 1844

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

Nitidotellina valtonis (Hanley, 1844) synonym; alternate representation


original description

Hanley S. (1844). A description of new species of Mytilacea, ^Amphidesma^ and ^Odostomia^. [note: this is the title as appears on the table of contents; the title in the paper itself appears as "A description of new species of Mytilacea, &c." p. 14]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 12: 14-18.

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

Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Oliver P.G. (1992) Bivalved seashells of the Red Sea. Wiesbaden: Christa Hemmen. 330 pp.





External Links

Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)


Gofas, S.; Sartori, A. (2014). Tellina valtonis Hanley, 1844. 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:141596




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