Macoma (Psammacoma) siliqua Adams 1852 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina siliqua

Belongs to Macoma (Psammacoma) according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Macoma (Psammacoma) acolasta, Macoma (Psammacoma) arctata, Macoma (Psammacoma) ecuadoriana, Macoma (Psammacoma) korobkovi, Macoma (Psammacoma) marmorea, Macoma (Psammacoma) riopirabica, Macoma (Psammacoma) talarensis, 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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