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Macoma (Macoma) calcarea

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Taxonomy
Tellina calcarea was named by Gmelin (1792) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene-Recent; Alaska-Oregon, Japan, Norway-Iceland-New York.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Macoma calcarea by Soot-Ryen (1932) and Kafanov et al. (2001); it was recombined as Macoma (Macoma) calcarea by Coan et al. (2000) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonyms
  • Tellina clivosa was named by Böhm (1916) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; North Pacific.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was recombined as Tellina (Peronidia) clivosa by Zhidkova (1968); it was synonymized subjectively with Macoma calcarea by Kafanov et al. (2001).
  • Macoma tenera was named by Leach (1819). It is extant.

    It was recombined as Tellina tenera by Clark (1906); it was synonymized subjectively with Macoma calcarea by Hendy et al. (2008).
  • Tellina sabulosa was named by Spengler (1798). It is extant.

    It was recombined as Macoma sabulosa by Buddington and Chapin (1929); it was synonymized subjectively with Macoma (Macoma) calcarea by Coan et al. (2000).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1792Tellina calcarea Gmelin p. 3231
1798Tellina sabulosa Spengler p. 114
1819Macoma tenera Leach
1906Tellina tenera Clark
1916Tellina clivosa Böhm
1929Macoma sabulosa Buddington and Chapin
1932Macoma calcarea Soot-Ryen p. 36
1968Tellina (Peronidia) clivosa Zhidkova p. 116 figs. pl. 1, fig. 7
2000Macoma (Macoma) calcarea Coan et al. p. 409
2001Macoma calcarea Kafanov et al.
2008Macoma (Macoma) calcarea Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTellinidaeBlainville 1814
genusMacomaLeach 1819
subgenusMacomaLeach 1819
speciescalcarea(Gmelin 1792)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available