Dosinia (Dosinia) concentrica Born 1778 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Dosinia (Dosinidia) concentrica, Venus concentrica

Full reference: I. Born. 1778. Index rerum naturalium Musei Cæsarei Vindobonensis - Pars I ma Testacea - Verzeichniß der natürlichen Seltenheiten des k k Naturalien Cabinets zu Wien - Erster Theil - Schalthiere - Vindobonae 1-458

Belongs to Dosinia (Dosinia) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Born 1778 and Olsson 1964

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Colombia (2 collections), Venezuela (2)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (8)

• Miocene of Brazil (6)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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