Macoma (Psammacoma) ecuadoriana Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Macoma (Macoploma) ecuadoriana

Synonym: Macoma (Psammacoma) medioamericana Olsson 1942

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

See also Pilsbry and Olsson 1941

Sister taxa: Macoma (Psammacoma) acolasta, Macoma (Psammacoma) arctata, 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 lamproleuca, Psammacoma olivella, Psammacoma panamensis, Psammacoma tageliformis, Psammacoma talaor, Psammacoma torynoides, Psammacoma zapotalensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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