Callista (Callista) chione Linnaeus 1758 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Cytherea chione

Belongs to Callista (Callista) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Wood 1850

Sister taxa: Callista (Callista) chinensis, Callista (Callista) elegans, Callista (Callista) perovata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Spain (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Belgium (6), Bulgaria (5), Germany (6), Israel (1), Italy (5), Slovakia (1)

Total: 30 collections including 31 occurrences

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