WoRMS taxon details

Moerella distorta (Poli, 1791)

724452  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:724452)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Tellina distorta Poli, 1791) Poli J.X. (1791). <i>Testacea utriusque Siciliae eorumque historia et anatome tabulis aeneis illustrata.</i> Ex Regio Typographeio, Parmae. Vol. 1: pp. i-lxxiii, [1-6], i-x, 1-90, 1-50, [1], 1-74, pls 1-18. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/44019471
page(s): 39; pl. 15 fig. 11 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Moerella distorta (Poli, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=724452 on 2020-11-24
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2013-04-05 17:40:15Z
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2014-01-17 21:57:49Z
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2016-02-07 19:41:47Z
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2018-01-24 10:17:05Z
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original description  (of Tellina distorta Poli, 1791) Poli J.X. (1791). <i>Testacea utriusque Siciliae eorumque historia et anatome tabulis aeneis illustrata.</i> Ex Regio Typographeio, Parmae. Vol. 1: pp. i-lxxiii, [1-6], i-x, 1-90, 1-50, [1], 1-74, pls 1-18. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/44019471
page(s): 39; pl. 15 fig. 11 [details]   

basis of record New combination, herein.
note: for consistency with the synonymy of Atlantella with Moerella; previously many authors included this species in Moerella at subgeneric level combined as Tellina (Moerell...  
for consistency with the synonymy of Atlantella with Moerella; previously many authors included this species in Moerella at subgeneric level combined as Tellina (Moerella) or Angulus (Moerella)
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identification resource Cosel R. von & Gofas S. (2019). Marine bivalves of tropical West Africa: from Rio de Oro to southern Angola. <em>Faune et Flore Tropicales.</em> 48: 1-1104.
page(s): 592-593 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Tellina distorta Poli, 1791Specimen from La Goulette, Tunisia (soft bottoms 10-15 m, 18.08.2009), actual size 15.6 mm
 Tellina distorta Po...
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