Chione von Mühlfield 1811 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spelling: Venus (Chione)

Parent taxon: Venerinae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Camacho et al. 2000, Clark and Arnold 1923, da Silva Forti 1969, Darragh 1970, Durham 1944, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Gardner 1943, Gardner 1947, Glenn 1904, Olsson 1931, Oostingh 1935, Perrilliat 1992, Roopnarine 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Woodring 1925 and Woodring 1982

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

Subtaxa: Chione (Anomalodiscus) Chione (Chione) Chione (Gnidiella) Chione atlanticana Chione auriculata Chione bolivarensis Chione californiensis Chione cancellata Chione casa Chione chipolana Chione cognata Chione compta Chione costaricensis Chione cribraria Chione dalliana Chione dictua Chione elevata Chione eupyga Chione guatulcoensis Chione guppyana Chione halli Chione moristans Chione nuciformis Chione paraensis Chione patagonica Chione rowleei Chione schencki Chione subimbricata Chione subroborata Chione subrostrata Chione sulcata Chione tumens Chione undatella Chione veatchiana Chione venadensis Chione vickeryi Chione walli

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (4), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (3), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (5), Dominica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (5), Haiti (5), Jamaica (3), Japan (1), Mexico (22), Panama (1), Peru (2), Taiwan (3), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), United States (111: California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (11), Costa Rica (10), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (4), Haiti (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (7), Mexico (8), Pakistan (2), Panama (3), Trinidad and Tobago (15), United States (34: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (11)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Aruba (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Brazil (6), Chile (18), Colombia (24), the Dominican Republic (5), France (2), Haiti (1), Indonesia (3), Japan (3), Mexico (5), New Zealand (1), Panama (7), Peru (4), the Russian Federation (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (21: California, Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (2), United States (22: Alabama, California, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Washington)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Bulgaria (1), Italy (2), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Paleocene of Trinidad and Tobago (1)

Total: 449 collections including 523 occurrences

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