Dosinia (Dosinia) peralta Vredenburg 1928 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Dosinia peralta

Full reference: E. Vredenburg. 1928. Description of Mollusca from the post-Eocene Tertiary formation of north-western India: Gastropoda (in part) and Lamellibranchiata. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 50(2):351-506

Belongs to Dosinia (Dosinia) according to R. P. Tiwari and R. P. Kachhara 2003

See also Vredenburg 1928

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Pakistan (3 collections)

• Miocene of India (2), Pakistan (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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