Macoma

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Macoma
Macoma baltica1pl.jpg
Macoma balthica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Veneroida
Family: Tellinidae
Genus: Macoma
Leach, 1819

Macoma is a large genus of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Tellinidae, the tellins.[1][2]

Species[edit]

According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), the following species are included as accepted names within the genus Macoma:[1]

Macoma secta, the white-sand macoma

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gofas, S.; Bouchet, P. (2014).Macoma Leach, 1819. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species on 2014-11-01
  2. ^ ITIS report: Macoma genus