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Moerella rubicincta (Tryon, 1869)

1055921  (

Tellina rubicincta [sic] (misspelling of T. rubicunda, erroneously attributed to Gould, 1845)
Tellina rubicunda Gould, 1845 (junior homonym of Tellina rubicunda Röding, 1798)
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Moerella rubicincta (Tryon, 1869). Accessed at: on 2019-12-14
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original description  (of Tellina rubicunda Gould, 1845) Gould, A. A. 1845. Descriptions of shells collected by Dr. Charles J. Bates, Assistant Surgeon U. S. Navy, on the coast of Liberia. <i>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History</i>, 2: 37-38., available online at
page(s): 37 [details]   

original description  (of Tellina rubicincta Römer, 1870) Gould A.A. (1845). Descriptions of shells from the coast of Africa. <i>Boston Journal of Natural History 5</i>: 290-294, pl. 4, available online at [details]   

original description  (of Tellina rubicincta Römer, 1870) Römer, E. 1870-1873. Die Familie der Tellmuscheln, Tellinidae. - Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz 10(4): 1-291, pl. 1-52. Nürnberg, Bauer & Raspe., available online at
page(s): 32 [details]   

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): 594-595 [details]   
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