Taxon profile


Thin Tellin
Macomangulus tenuis (da Costa, 1778)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Cardiida »  family Tellinidae »  genus Macomangulus

Scientific synonyms

Tellina tenuis da Costa, 1778
Angulus tenuis (da Costa, 1778)
Tellina tenuis var. aita de Gregorio, 1885
Tellina tenuis var. angusta Philippi, 1836
Tellina bourguignati Locard, 1886
Tellina tenuis var. brevior Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1886
Tellina tenuis var. browni de Gregorio, 1885
Macoma commutata Monterosato, 1884
Tellina hyalina Deshayes, 1835
Tellina tenuis var. jeffreysi de Gregorio, 1885


Macomangulus tenuis - Thin Tellin

Author: Karla Otta

Macomangulus tenuis - Thin Tellin

Author: Jan Delsing

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Macomangulus tenuis exigua (Poli, 1795)

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Tellina tenuis Da Costa, 1778]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Angulus tenuis (Da COSTA, 1778)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Tellina tenuis Da Costa, 1778]
EN Petović S., Gvozdenović S., Ikica Z. (2017): An Annotated Checklist of the Marine Molluscs of the South Adriatic Sea (Montenegro) and a Comparison with Those of Neighbouring Areas, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 17: 921-934 [as Tellina tenuis (da Costa, 1778)]
SP Tarruella Ruestes, A. & Fontanet Giner, M. (2001): Moluscos marinos del Golf de Sant Jordi (L'Ampolla) y del Port dels Alfacs, Spira, 1(1): 1-5 [as Tellina tenuis (Da Costa, 1778)]
SP Tarruella Ruestes, A. (2002): Moluscos marinos de Cap Ras y Llançà (Girona, NE de la península Ibérica), Spira, 1(2): 1-14 [as Tellina tenuis da Costa, 1778]

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