Species under Tellina
n= 83
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Tellina aequistriata
Say, 1824
striate tellin North America
Tellina agilis
Stimpson, 1857
northern dwarf-tellin Northwest Atlantic
Tellina alternata
Say, 1822
alternate tellin Western Central Atlantic
Tellina americana
Dall, 1900
American tellin North America
Tellina angulosa
Gmelin, 1791
angulate tellin North America
Tellina bodegensis
Hinds, 1845
Bodega tellin Northeast Pacific 6
Tellina bougei
Sowerby, 1909
Western Central Pacific
Tellina candeana
d'Orbigny, 1853
wedge tellin North America
Tellina carpenteri
Dall, 1900
Carpenter tellin Northeast Pacific 2.5
Tellina colorata
Dall, 1900
tinted tellin North America
Tellina compressa
Brocchi, 1814
Mediterranean Sea
Tellina compressissima
Sowerby, 1869
Northwest Pacific
Tellina consobrina
d'Orbigny, 1853
consobrine tellin North America
Tellina cristallina
Spengler, 1798
crystal tellin North America
Tellina deltoidalis
Lamarck, 1818
Southwest Pacific
Tellina discus
Hanley, 1844
Indo-West Pacific
Tellina distorta
Poli, 1791
Eastern Central Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Tellina donacina
Linnaeus, 1758
donax like tellin Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Tellina exerythra
Boss, 1964
Western Atlantic
Tellina fabula
Gmelin, 1791
streaked-shelled tellina Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean 2
Tellina fausta
Pulteney, 1799
faust tellin Western Atlantic
Tellina foliacea
Linnaeus, 1758
foliated tellin Indo-West Pacific 9.5
Tellina gouldii
Hanley, 1846
cuneate tellin Western Central Atlantic
Tellina hyalina
Gmelin, 1791
hyaline tellin Eastern Central Atlantic
Tellina idae
Dall, 1891
Ida tellin East Pacific
Tellina iheringi
Dall, 1900
Western Atlantic
Tellina incarnata
Linnaeus, 1758
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Tellina inflata
Gmelin, 1791
Indo-West Pacific
Tellina iris
Say, 1822
rainbow tellin Western Central Atlantic
Tellina laceridens
Hanley, 1844
lacerate tellin Eastern Pacific
Tellina laevigata
Linnaeus, 1758
smooth tellin Western Central Atlantic
Tellina lanceolata
Gmelin, 1791
Western Pacific
Tellina lineata
Turton, 1819
rose-petal tellin North America
Tellina linguafelis
Linnaeus, 1758
Cat's toungue tellin Indo-West Pacific 6.5
Tellina listeri
Roding, 1798
speckled tellin Western Central Atlantic
Tellina lutea
Wood, 1828
Alaska great-tellin Eastern Pacific
Tellina madagascariensis
Gmelin, 1791
Madagascar tellin Eastern Atlantic
Tellina magna
Spengler, 1798
great tellin North America
Tellina martinicensis
d'Orbigny, 1853
Martinique tellin Western Central Atlantic
Tellina mera
Say, 1834
pure tellin North America
Tellina meropsis
Dall, 1900
oval tellin East Pacific
Tellina methoria
Melvill, 1897
Western Indian Ocean
Tellina modesta
(Carpenter, 1864)
plain tellin Northeast Pacific 2.5
Tellina nitens
Adams, 1845
shiny dwarf-tellin Western Indian Ocean and Western Central Atlantic
Tellina nitida
Poli, 1791
Mediterranean Sea
Tellina nuculoides
(Reeve, 1854)
salmon tellin Eastern Pacific 2
Tellina ochracea
Carpenter, 1864
Eastern Central Pacific
Tellina ovalis
(Sowerby, 1825)
Indo-West Pacific
Tellina paramera
Boss, 1964
perfect tellin North America
Tellina parvitas
(Iredale, 1931)
Western Central Pacific
Tellina perna
(Spengler, 1798)
perna tellin Indo-West Pacific 8
Tellina persica
Dall & Simpson, 1901
apricot tellin North America
Tellina petitiana
d'Orbigny, 1846
Western Atlantic 3.8
Tellina planata
Linnaeus, 1758
flat tellin Mediterranean Sea
Tellina plicata
Valenciennes, 1827
Western Central Pacific
Tellina probina
Boss, 1964
slandered tellin North America
Tellina psammotella
Lamarck, 1818
Western Pacific
Tellina pulchella
Lamarck, 1818
Mediterranean Sea
Tellina punicea
Born, 1778
Western Atlantic
Tellina pygmaea
Lovén, 1846
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Tellina radiata
Linnaeus, 1758
sunrise tellin North America 10.5
Tellina remies
Linnaeus, 1758
Remies tellin Indo-West Pacific 10
Tellina robusta
Hanley, 1844
Indo-West Pacific
Tellina rosamunda
Melvill & Standen, 1907
Western Indian Ocean
Tellina rostrata
Linnaeus, 1758
rostrate tellin Indo-Pacific
Tellina scobinata
Linnaeus, 1758
rasp tellin Indo-Pacific 7
Tellina senegambiensis
Salisbury, 1934
Senegambian tellin Eastern Central Atlantic
Tellina serrata
Brocchi, 1814
Mediterranean
Tellina similis
Sowerby, 1806
candystick tellin Western Central Atlantic
Tellina squamifera
Deshayes, 1855
crenulate tellin North America
Tellina staurella
Lamarck, 1818
cross tellin Indo-Pacific 6.5
Tellina strigosa
Gmelin, 1791
thin tellin Eastern Central Atlantic
Tellina sybaritica
Dall, 1881
sybaritic tellin Western Central Atlantic
Tellina tampaensis
Conrad, 1866
Tampa tellin North America
Tellina tenella
Verrill, 1874
delicate tellin Northwest Atlantic
Tellina tenuis
da Costa, 1778
thin-shelled tellina Western Indian Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean 3
Tellina texana
Dall, 1900
Texas tellin North America
Tellina timorensis
(Lamarck, 1818)
Timor tellin Indo-West Pacific 6
Tellina triradiata
Adams, 1871
Western Indian Ocean
Tellina valtonis
Hanley, 1844
Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Tellina vernalis
Hanley, 1844
Western Indian Ocean
Tellina vestalis
Hanley, 1844
Western Pacific
Tellina virgata
Linnaeus, 1758
virgate tellin Indo-Pacific 8.5
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