Psammacoma torynoides Gardner 1947 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Macoma (Psammacoma) torynoides

Full reference: J. R. Gardner. 1947. The Molluscan Fauna of the Alum Bluff Group of Florida. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (142A-H)1-709

Belongs to Psammacoma according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Gardner 1947

Sister taxa: Macoma (Psammacoma) acolasta, Macoma (Psammacoma) arctata, Macoma (Psammacoma) ecuadoriana, 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 zapotalensis

Type specimen: USNM 353923, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 5618 - DeFuniak Springs [Shoal River Fm], which is in a Serravallian marine marl/sandstone in the Shoal River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (10: Florida collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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