Macomona Finlay 1926 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Parent taxon: Tellininae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Abranda, Aenona, Angulus, Arcopagella, Arcopaginula, Clathrotellina, Hemimetis, Jactellina, Laciolina, Linearis, Liothyris, Obtellina, Palaeomoera, Pharaonella, Phylloda, Pinguitellina, Pistris, Pseudarcopagia, Punipagia, Quadrans, Quidnipagus, Scutarcopagia, Semelangulus, Solyma, Strigilla, Tellidora, Tellinides, Tellinimera, Tonganaella

Subtaxa: Macomona basedowi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (4)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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