Dosinia dunkeri Philippi 1844 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Cytherea dunkeri

Synonym: Artemis simplex Hanley 1845

Belongs to Dosinia according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also DeVries and Wells 1990

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 excisa, Dosinia exoleta, Dosinia falconensis, Dosinia histrio, Dosinia imparistriata, Dosinia kaspiewi, Dosinia lawsoni, Dosinia lechuzaensis, Dosinia lupina, Dosinia margaritana, Dosinia mastrichtiensis, Dosinia mercenaroidea, Dosinia meridonalis, Dosinia milthoidea, Dosinia nomurai, Dosinia orbicularis, 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), Panama (1), Peru (1)

• Pliocene of United States (3: California)

• Miocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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