Eastern Pacific expeditions of the New York Zoological Society. XL. Mollusks from the West Coast of Mexico and Central America. VII
Hertlein, L.George; Strong, A.M.
Zoologica new York 34(9): 63-97
The 7th of a series dealing with tropical w. American marine mollusks collected in 1936, 1937 and 1938, this paper contains the results of a study of the bivalve mollusks of the family Tellinidae. Reference to the original descr., type locality, range, collecting stations and descr. notes of 51 spp. and subspp. are included. The following are new subg. PHYLLODELLA, type Tellina insculpta; subg. TELLINIDELLA, type Tellinldes purpureus; Tellina (Tellinella) zacae; T. (Moerella) arenica; T. (M.) recurvata; T. (Merisca) proclivis; T. (Scissula) nicoyana; Macoma (Psammacoma) panamensis ssp. spectri.