Globivenus Coen 1934 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Synonyms: Antigona (Ventricolaria) Keen 1954, Cytherea (Ventricolaria) Keen 1954, Ventricolaria Keen 1954, Venus (Ventricolaria) Keen 1954

Parent taxon: Venerinae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Coan et al. 2000, Coan and Valentich-Scott 2012, Freneix et al. 1988, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Hendy 2007, Jung 1965, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Perrilliat 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Antigona, Artena, Callithaca, Chione, Chioneryx, Chionista, Chionopsis, Circomphalus, Clausinella, Dosina, Dosiniini, Humilaria, Iliochione, Irusella, Kuia, Leukoma, Marama, Melosia, Mercenaria, Paphonotia, Periglypta, Tapetini, Tawera, Turia, Venerini, Venus, Anomalocardia, Bassina, Placamen, Nioche, Timoclea, Austrovenus, Lirophora, Mclelannia

Subtaxa: Globivenus callimorpha Globivenus effosa Globivenus fordii Globivenus isocardia Globivenus magdalenae Globivenus rigida Globivenus rugatina Ventricolaria blandiana Ventricolaria harrisiana

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Type: Venus effosa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Haiti (2), United States (7: California, Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Venezuela (4)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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