Chione (Chionopsis) bainbridgensis Dall 1916 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Chione bainbridgensis

Synonym: Chione spenceri Mansfield 1938

Full reference: W. H. Dall. 1916. A contribution to the invertebrate fauna of the Oligocene beds of Flint, River. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 51(2162):487-524

Belongs to Chione (Chionopsis) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Dall 1916

Sister taxa: Chione (Chionopsis) angelana, Chione (Chionopsis) eurylopas, Chione (Chionopsis) jamaniana, Chione (Chionopsis) manabia, Chione (Chionopsis) posorjensis, Chione (Chionopsis) propinqua, Chione (Chionopsis) richthofeni, Chione (Chionopsis) sechuntana, Chione (Chionopsis) semiplicata, Chione (Chionopsis) spiekeri, Chione (Chionopsis) tegulum, Chione (Chionopsis) temblorensis, Chione (Chionopsis) traftoni, Chione (Chionopsis) variabilis, Chione (Chionopsis) venadoensis, Chione (Chionopsis) wiedenmayeri, Chionopsis (Puberella), Chionopsis amathusia, Chionopsis crenifera, Chionopsis gnidia, Chionopsis lilacina, Chionopsis munsterii, Chionopsis ornatissima, Chionopsis pubera, Chionopsis pulicaria, Chionopsis woodwardi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (22: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi collections)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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