Psammacoma diphas Woodring 1982 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1982. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (Pelecypods: Propeamussiidae to Cuspidariidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(F)

Belongs to Psammacoma according to W. P. 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 gatunensis, Psammacoma lamproleuca, Psammacoma olivella, Psammacoma panamensis, Psammacoma tageliformis, Psammacoma talaor, Psammacoma torynoides, Psammacoma zapotalensis

Type specimen: USNM 647587, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Panama (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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