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Macoma (Macoma) calcarea Gmelin 1792 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 98001

Alternative combinations: Macoma calcarea, Tellina calcarea

Synonyms: Macoma sabulosa Spengler 1798 (no. 293273), Macoma tenera Leach 1819 (no. 135860), Tellina (Peronidia) clivosa Böhm 1916 (no. 101938), Tellina clivosa Böhm 1916 (no. 101937), Tellina sabulosa Spengler 1798 (no. 293272), Tellina tenera Leach 1819 (no. 135861)

Belongs to Macoma (Macoma) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Macoma (Macoma) atsunaiensis, Macoma (Macoma) brota, 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder