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Psammacoma democraciana

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Taxonomy
Macoma (Psammacoma) democraciana was named by Hodson (1931). Its type specimen is PRI 24031, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Psammacoma democraciana by Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Macoma (Psammacoma) democraciana Hodson figs. pl. 6, fig. 3
2008Psammacoma democraciana Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTellinidaeBlainville 1814
genusPsammacomaLeach 1819
speciesdemocraciana(Hodson 1931)

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.

Psammacoma democraciana Hodson 1931
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: infaunalg
Diet: deposit feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-09 13:36:40
Modified: 2009-09-09 15:36:40
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004, Sanchez Roig 1926

Age range: Late/Upper Miocene or 11.60800 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Venezuela (Falcon) Macoma democraciana (61032)