Macoma sookensis Clark and Arnold 1923 (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 astori, 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 tenta, Macoma tenuiplicata, Macoma tigilensis, Macoma uruguayensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Washington collection)

• Oligocene of United States (3: Washington)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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