Psammacoma lamproleuca Pilsbry and Lowe 1932 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

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

Belongs to Psammacoma according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Cantalamessa et al. 2005, Keen 1971 and Olsson 1964

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 olivella, Psammacoma panamensis, Psammacoma tageliformis, Psammacoma talaor, Psammacoma torynoides, Psammacoma zapotalensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (2)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (2)

• Miocene of Ecuador (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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