Macoma (Psammacoma) arctata Conrad 1849 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Macoma arctata, Tellina arctata

Belongs to Macoma (Psammacoma) according to E. J. Moore 2003

See also Addicott 1973

Sister taxa: Macoma (Psammacoma) acolasta, Macoma (Psammacoma) ecuadoriana, Macoma (Psammacoma) korobkovi, Macoma (Psammacoma) marmorea, Macoma (Psammacoma) riopirabica, Macoma (Psammacoma) siliqua, Macoma (Psammacoma) talarensis, Macoma (Psammacoma) yoldiformis, Psammacoma (Psammacoma), Psammacoma candida, Psammacoma democraciana, Psammacoma diphas, Psammacoma gatunensis, Psammacoma lamproleuca, Psammacoma olivella, Psammacoma panamensis, Psammacoma tageliformis, Psammacoma talaor, Psammacoma torynoides, Psammacoma zapotalensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (23: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Oligocene of United States (7: California, Washington)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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