Macoma (Macoma) calcarea Gmelin 1792

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Macoma calcarea, Tellina calcarea

Synonyms: Macoma sabulosa Spengler 1798, Macoma tenera Leach 1819, Tellina (Peronidia) clivosa Böhm 1916, Tellina clivosa Böhm 1916, Tellina sabulosa Spengler 1798, Tellina tenera Leach 1819

Belongs to Macoma (Macoma) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Buddington and Chapin 1929, Coan et al. 2000 and Kafanov et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Macoma (Macoma) atsunaiensis, Macoma (Macoma) brota, Macoma (Macoma) calhounensis, Macoma (Macoma) carolinensis, Macoma (Macoma) cookei, Macoma (Macoma) crassula, Macoma (Macoma) elimata, Macoma (Macoma) galathea, Macoma (Macoma) golikovi, Macoma (Macoma) incongrua, Macoma (Macoma) lama, Macoma (Macoma) lipara, Macoma (Macoma) loveni, Macoma (Macoma) middendorffi, Macoma (Macoma) moesta, Macoma (Macoma) obliqua, Macoma (Macoma) paralenis, Macoma (Macoma) praetenuis, Macoma (Macoma) torelli, Macoma (Macoma) twinensis, Macoma (Macoma) virginiana

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (40: New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec collections), Greenland (24), Iceland (4), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (34: Alaska, California, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington)

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

• Pliocene of Japan (5), the Russian Federation (2), United States (4: California, Oregon)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Miocene of Japan (1), the Russian Federation (14), United States (4: Alaska)

• Oligocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 147 collections including 152 occurrences

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