Macoma (Macoma) praetenuis Leathes in Woodward 1830 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina praetenuis

Belongs to Macoma (Macoma) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Macoma (Macoma) atsunaiensis, Macoma (Macoma) brota, Macoma (Macoma) calcarea, 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) torelli, Macoma (Macoma) twinensis, Macoma (Macoma) virginiana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder


• Quaternary of Iceland (10 collections), the United Kingdom (13)

• Pliocene of Iceland (2), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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