Psammacoma gatunensis Toula 1909 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Macoma (Psammacoma) gatunensis, Macoma (Tellina) gatunensis, Tellina gatunensis

Synonyms: Macoma (Psammacoma) falconensis Hodson and Hodson 1931, Psammacoma falconensis Hodson and Hodson 1931, Tellina (Eurytellina) aequilaterminata Brown and Pilsbry 1913, Tellina (Eurytellina) aequiterminata Brown and Pilsbry 1913, Tellina aequilaterminata Brown and Pilsbry 1913, Tellina aequiterminata Brown and Pilsbry 1913

Belongs to Psammacoma according to M. C. Perrilliat 1992

See also Anderson 1929, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Hendy et al. 2008, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Macoma (Psammacoma) acolasta, Macoma (Psammacoma) arctata, 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 lamproleuca, Psammacoma olivella, Psammacoma panamensis, Psammacoma tageliformis, Psammacoma talaor, Psammacoma torynoides, Psammacoma zapotalensis

Subtaxa: Psammacoma gatunensis costaricensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Colombia (1 collection), Costa Rica (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (4), Mexico (2), Panama (62), Venezuela (1)

Total: 71 collections each including a single occurrence

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