Macoma (Psammacoma) yoldiformis Carpenter 1864 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Macoma yoldiformis

Belongs to Macoma (Psammacoma) according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

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, Psammacoma (Psammacoma), Psammacoma candida, Psammacoma democraciana, Psammacoma diphas, Psammacoma gatunensis, Psammacoma lamproleuca, Psammacoma olivella, Psammacoma panamensis, Psammacoma tageliformis, Psammacoma talaor, Psammacoma torynoides, Psammacoma zapotalensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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