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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella P. Fischer, 1887 
AphiaID: 147020

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellininae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina distorta Poli, 1791 (type by typification of replaced name)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellininae Blainville, 1814
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsbjornsenia Friele, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathytellina Kuroda & Habe, 1958
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoera H. Adams & A. Adams, 1856 (Invalid: junior homonym of Moera Huebner, 1819 [Lepidoptera]; Moerella is a replacement name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina (Moerella) P. Fischer, 1887
Sources 
status source Raines B. & Huber M. (2012) Biodiversity quadrupled - Revision of Easter Island and Sala y Gomez bivalves. Zootaxa 3217: 1-106. [29 Feb. 2012], available online at http://www.zora.uzh.ch/61152/1/12_Zootaxa.pdf
page(s): 76 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella culter (Hanley, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella distorta (Poli, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella donacina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella huttoni (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella iridescens (Benson, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella jedoensis (Lischke, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella jeffreysi (Johnson, 1932)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella lactea (H. Adams, 1871)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella laperousea Raines & Huber, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella muscatensis Oliver & Chesney, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella philippinarum (Hanley, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella pygmaea (Lovén, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella rutila (Dunker, 1860)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella tumbezensis Olsson, 1961

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerella esmeralda Olsson, 1961 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina varilineata Pilsbry & Olsson, 1943 (alternate representation)
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Tellina distorta Poli, 1791Specimen from La Goulette, Tunisia (soft bottoms 10-15 m, 18.08.2009), actual size 15.6 mm
Tellina distorta Poli,...
[image from typetaxon]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:147020
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-01 09:59:49Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2012-01-08 19:50:18Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2012-02-28 21:03:24Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2012-06-04 23:00:48Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2012-08-05 18:53:48Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2013-01-08 10:43:56Z  changed  Sartori, André F.
2014-01-20 21:04:36Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2014-01-21 13:53:59Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S.; Sartori, A.; Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Moerella P. Fischer, 1887. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=147020 on 2014-10-01
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