Dosinia lechuzaensis Rivera 1957 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: R. Rivera. 1957. Moluscos fosiles de la Formacion Paracas, Dpto. de Ica. Sociedad Geologica del Peru Primer Congreso Nacional de Geologia Anales - Parte II 32:165-219

Belongs to Dosinia according to R. Rivera 1957

Sister taxa: Dosinia (Asa), Dosinia (Austrodosinia), Dosinia (Dosinella), Dosinia (Dosinia), Dosinia (Dosinobia), Dosinia (Kakahuia), Dosinia (Kaneharaia), Dosinia (Kereia), Dosinia (Phacosoma), Dosinia (Raina), Dosinia acetabulum, Dosinia africana, Dosinia bunkeri, Dosinia burckhardti, Dosinia caerulea, Dosinia castigata, Dosinia chipolana, Dosinia coloradoensis, Dosinia discus, Dosinia dunkeri, Dosinia excisa, Dosinia exoleta, Dosinia falconensis, Dosinia histrio, Dosinia imparistriata, Dosinia kaspiewi, Dosinia lawsoni, Dosinia lupina, Dosinia margaritana, Dosinia mastrichtiensis, Dosinia mercenaroidea, Dosinia meridonalis, Dosinia milthoidea, Dosinia nomurai, Dosinia orbicularis, Dosinia pertenuis, Dosinia protojuvenilis, Dosinia pseudoargus, Dosinia santana, Dosinia scalaris, Dosinia sculpta, Dosinia semiobliterata, Dosinia tugaruana, Dosinia (Dosinidia) dalli, Dosinidia palmerae, Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans, Artemis lentiformis, Artemis orbignyi, Dosinia (Artemis) tenuis, Artemis lincta, Artemis lenticularis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bahia Lechuza, which is in an Eocene marine sandstone in the Paracas Formation of Peru

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Bahia Lechuza

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