Macoma (Psammacoma) talarensis Olsson 1928 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Belongs to Macoma (Psammacoma) according to A. A. Olsson 1928

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) 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Talara [Saman Fm], which is in an Eocene coastal sandstone/conglomerate in the Saman Formation of Peru

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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