Dosinia (Dosinia) whitneyi Gabb 1866 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Chione whitneyi, Dosinia (Dosinidia) whitneyi, Dosinia whitneyi

Belongs to Dosinia (Dosinia) according to W. O. Addicott 1973

Sister taxa: Dosinia (Dosinia) boettgeri, Dosinia (Dosinia) concentrica, Dosinia (Dosinia) delicatissima, Dosinia (Dosinia) liogona, Dosinia (Dosinia) multilamellata, Dosinia (Dosinia) peralta, Dosinia (Dosinia) ponderosa, Dosinia (Dosinia) radiata, Dosinia (Dosinia) semilaevis, Dosinia (Dosinia) sicarisinus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Oregon collections)

• Oligocene of United States (6: California, Washington)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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