Macoma nasuta Conrad 1837 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina nasuta

Synonyms: Macoma addicotti Nikas 1977, Macoma jacalitosana Arnold 1910, Macoma kelseyi Dall 1900

Belongs to Macoma according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Macoma (Heteromacoma), Macoma (Macoma), Macoma (Macoploma), Macoma (Rexithaerus), Macoma (Salmacoma), Macoma albaria, Macoma astori, Macoma balthica, Macoma carlottensis, Macoma constricta, Macoma copelandi, Macoma costaricana, Macoma danai, Macoma diabloensis, Macoma edentula, Macoma fusca, Macoma inornata, Macoma inquinata, Macoma kirkinskayae, Macoma lenis, Macoma limula, Macoma lissoni, Macoma marylandica, Macoma meroensis, Macoma osakaensis, Macoma pabloensis, Macoma panzana, Macoma rosa, Macoma sheridani, Macoma simizuensis, Macoma sookensis, Macoma tenta, Macoma tenuiplicata, Macoma tigilensis, Macoma uruguayensis, Macoma yamadai

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), Mexico (1), United States (12: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1), United States (9: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (10: California)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (21: California)

• Oligocene of United States (5: California)

• Eocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 64 collections including 65 occurrences

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