Chione costaricensis Olsson 1922 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Chione according to A. A. Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Chione (Anomalodiscus), Chione (Chione), Chione atlanticana, Chione auriculata, Chione bolivarensis, Chione californiensis, Chione cancellata, Chione casa, Chione chipolana, Chione cognata, Chione compta, Chione cribraria, Chione dalliana, Chione darwini, Chione diabloensis, Chione dictua, Chione elevata, Chione eupyga, Chione guatulcoensis, Chione guppyana, Chione halli, Chione margaritana, Chione moristans, Chione nuciformis, Chione pabloensis, Chione panzana, Chione paraensis, Chione patagonica, Chione rowleei, Chione subimbricata, Chione subroborata, Chione subrostrata, Chione sulcata, Chione tumens, Chione undatella, Chione veatchiana, Chione venadensis, Chione volckmanni, Chione walli, Venus (Chione) conradiana, Venus (Chione) pertenuis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hill No3, Banana River [Rio Banano Fm], which is in a Piacenzian marine siliciclastic in the Rio Banano Formation of Costa Rica.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Peru (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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