Hysteroconcha Dall 1902 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spellings: Amiantis (Hysteroconcha), Pitaria (Hysteroconcha)

Synonyms: Cytherea (Dione) Gray 1847, Dione Gray 1847

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

See also Barrios 1960, Grant and Gale 1931, Mukerjee 1939, Sepkoski 2002, Skwarko 1994, Todd 2001 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Amiantis, Callocardia, Callpita, Lioconcha, Chimela, Nitidavenus, Pseudaphrodina, Agriopoma, Goshoraia, Katherinella, Callistina, Pitar, Larma, Notocallista, Austrocallista, Pseudamiantis, Saxidomus, Nutricola, Calva, Rhabdopitaria, Dosiniopsis, Pelecyora, Marwickia, Trigonocallista, Dollfusia, Costacallista, Aphrodina, Mesocallista, Lamelliconcha

Subtaxa: Hysteroconcha brevispinosus Hysteroconcha dione Hysteroconcha lupanaria Hysteroconcha multispinosus Hysteroconcha rosea

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Type: Venus dione

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Panama (1), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Panama (3), United States (3: Florida)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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