Kereia johnstoni Tate 1887 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Dosinia johnstoni

Full reference: R. Tate. 1887. The Lamellibranchs of the older Tertiary of Australia (Part 2). Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia 9:142-189

Belongs to Kereia according to T. A. Darragh 1970

See also Tate 1887

Sister taxa: Dosinia (Kereia) greyi, Dosinia (Kereia) numerosissima, Kereia cottoni, Kereia greyi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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