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Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Macoma was named by Leach (1819) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Tellina (Macoma) by Johnstrup (1882); it was reranked as Gastrana (Macoma) by Abrard (1947).

It was assigned to Tellina by Johnstrup (1882); to Gastrana by Abrard (1947); to Macominae by Vokes (1980) and Coan et al. (2000); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Tellinidae by Glenn (1904), Olsson (1931), Gardner (1943), Gardner (1947), Ward and Blackwelder (1987), Lamprell and Whitehead (1992), Frassinetti and Covacevich (1999), Wienrich (1999), Todd (2001) and Nielson and Valdovinos (2008).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1819Macoma Leach
1882Tellina (Macoma) Johnstrup p. 8
1904Macoma Glenn p. 301
1931Macoma Olsson p. 63
1943Macoma Gardner p. 99
1947Gastrana (Macoma) Abrard
1947Macoma Gardner p. 200
1980Macoma Vokes p. 145
1987Macoma Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
1992Macoma Lamprell and Whitehead p. 102
1999Macoma Frassinetti and Covacevich p. 35
1999Macoma Wienrich p. 247
2000Macoma Coan et al. p. 408
2001Macoma Todd
2002Macoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Macoma Nielson and Valdovinos p. 206

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTellinidaeBlainville 1814
genusMacomaLeach 1819

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.

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