Psammacoma zapotalensis Spieker 1922 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Macoma (Psammacoma) zapotalensis, Tellina zapotalensis

Belongs to Psammacoma according to M. C. Perrilliat 1992

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 gatunensis, Psammacoma lamproleuca, Psammacoma olivella, Psammacoma panamensis, Psammacoma tageliformis, Psammacoma talaor, Psammacoma torynoides

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (4 collections), Peru (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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