Macoma astori Dall 1909 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Belongs to Macoma according to W.O. Addicott 1976

Sister taxa: Macoma (Heteromacoma), Macoma (Macoma), Macoma (Macoploma), Macoma (Rexithaerus), Macoma (Salmacoma), Macoma albaria, Macoma balthica, Macoma carlottensis, Macoma constricta, Macoma copelandi, Macoma costaricana, Macoma danai, Macoma edentula, Macoma inornata, Macoma inquinata, Macoma kirkinskayae, Macoma lenis, Macoma limula, Macoma lissoni, Macoma marylandica, Macoma meroensis, Macoma nasuta, Macoma osakaensis, Macoma panzana, Macoma sheridani, Macoma simizuensis, Macoma sookensis, Macoma tenta, Macoma tenuiplicata, Macoma tigilensis, Macoma uruguayensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (2: Oregon collections)

• Miocene of United States (8: Alaska, Oregon, Washington)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Washington)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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