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, Paraesa, Periglypta, Proxichione, Tapetini, Tawera, Turia, Venerini, Venus, Austrovenus, Placamen, Timoclea, Ameghinomya, Nioche, Lirophora, Bassina, Hinemoana, Anomalocardia

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 Australia (2 collections), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Haiti (2), Panama (1), United States (21: California, Florida, North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (6), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (6), Mexico (2), Panama (5), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Aruba (1), the Dominican Republic (7)

• Miocene of Australia (3), Brazil (5), Colombia (5), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Haiti (1), Mexico (1), Panama (14), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene of Panama (1), United States (8: Mississippi, North Carolina)

Total: 110 collections including 112 occurrences

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