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Tellina (Merisca) cristallina Spengler 1798 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 161280

Alternative combinations: Tellina (Arcopagia) crystallina, Tellina (Merisca) crystallina, Tellina cristallina

Synonyms: Merisca rhynchoscuta Olsson 1961 (no. 161279), Tellina errati Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 (no. 161278)

Belongs to Tellina (Merisca) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Merisca martinicensis, Merisca nasua, Tellina (Merisca) aequistriata, Tellina (Merisca) lyra, Tellina (Merisca) pycna, Tellina (Merisca) reclusa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder