Macoma (Macoma) Leach 1819 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Parent taxon: Macoma according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Coan et al. 2000 and Gardner 1947

Sister taxa: Macoma (Heteromacoma), 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 sookensis, Macoma tenta, Macoma tenuiplicata, Macoma tigilensis, Macoma uruguayensis

Subtaxa: Macoma (Macoma) atsunaiensis Macoma (Macoma) brota Macoma (Macoma) calcarea Macoma (Macoma) calhounensis Macoma (Macoma) carolinensis Macoma (Macoma) cookei Macoma (Macoma) crassula Macoma (Macoma) elimata Macoma (Macoma) galathea Macoma (Macoma) golikovi Macoma (Macoma) incongrua Macoma (Macoma) lama Macoma (Macoma) lipara Macoma (Macoma) loveni Macoma (Macoma) middendorffi Macoma (Macoma) moesta Macoma (Macoma) obliqua Macoma (Macoma) paralenis Macoma (Macoma) praetenuis Macoma (Macoma) torelli Macoma (Macoma) twinensis Macoma (Macoma) virginiana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (40: New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Greenland (24), Iceland (12), Japan (8), the Netherlands (6), the United Kingdom (20), United States (28: Alaska, California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1), United States (2: Alaska, Washington)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), Iceland (2), Japan (11), the Russian Federation (5), the United Kingdom (6), United States (11: Alaska, California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Japan (17), the Russian Federation (18), United States (28: Alaska, California, Florida, Washington)

• Oligocene of Japan (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (4: Washington)

Total: 255 collections including 312 occurrences

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