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Macoma  Leach, 1819
Taxonomic Serial No.: 81033

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cydippina Dall, 1900
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassHeterodonta Neumayr, 1884  
                      OrderVeneroida H. Adams and A. Adams, 1856  
                         SuperfamilyTellinoidea Blainville, 1814  
                            FamilyTellinidae Blainville, 1814  
                               GenusMacoma Leach, 1819  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Macoma acolasta Dall, 1921 – morsel macoma 
                                  Species Macoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758) – Baltic macoma 
                                  Species Macoma baltica (Linnaeus, 1758) – baltic macoma 
                                  Species Macoma brevifrons (Say, 1834) – short macoma 
                                  Species Macoma brota Dall, 1916 – heavy macoma 
                                  Species Macoma calcarea (Gmelin, 1791) – chalky macoma 
                                  Species Macoma carlottensis Whiteaves, 1880 – Charlotte macoma 
                                  Species Macoma cerina C. B. Adams, 1845 – waxy macoma 
                                  Species Macoma constricta (Bruguiere, 1792) – constricted macoma 
                                  Species Macoma crassula (Deshayes, 1855) – thick macoma 
                                  Species Macoma dexioptera Baxter, 1977 – rightwing macoma 
                                  Species Macoma elimata Dunnill and Coan, 1968 – file macoma, beveled macoma 
                                  Species Macoma expansa Carpenter, 1864 – expanded macoma 
                                  Species Macoma extenuata Dall, 1900 – slender macoma 
                                  Species Macoma inconspicua   
                                  Species Macoma indentata Carpenter, 1864 – indented macoma 
                                  Species Macoma inflata   
                                  Species Macoma inquinata (Deshayes, 1855) – stained macoma, pointed macoma 
                                  Species Macoma irus   
                                  Species Macoma lama Bartsch, 1929 – Aleutian macoma 
                                  Species Macoma leptonoidea Dall, 1895 – lepton macoma 
                                  Species Macoma limula Dall, 1895 – little-file macoma 
                                  Species Macoma lipara Dall, 1916 – sleek macoma 
                                  Species Macoma loveni (A. S. Jensen, 1905) – loven macoma, inflated macoma 
                                  Species Macoma middendorffi Dall, 1884 – Middendorff macoma 
                                  Species Macoma mitchelli Dall, 1895 – mitchell macoma, Matagorda macoma 
                                  Species Macoma moesta (Deshayes, 1855) – flat macoma 
                                  Species Macoma nasuta (Conrad, 1837) – bent-nose macoma 
                                  Species Macoma obliqua (J. Sowerby, 1817) – oblique macoma, oval macoma 
                                  Species Macoma phenax Dall, 1900 – cheating macoma 
                                  Species Macoma pseudomera Dall and Simpson, 1901 – mera macoma 
                                  Species Macoma pulleyi Boyer, 1969 – pulley macoma, delta macoma 
                                  Species Macoma secta (Conrad, 1837) – white-sand macoma 
                                  Species Macoma subrosea   
                                  Species Macoma tageliformis Dall, 1900 – tagelus macoma 
                                  Species Macoma tenta (Say, 1834) – elongate macoma 
                                  Species Macoma torelli (A. S. Jensen, 1905) – triangular macoma 
                                  Species Macoma yoldiformis Carpenter, 1864 – yoldia macoma 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Macoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Macoma   

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