Dosinia (Kereia) Marwick 1927 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spelling: Kereia

Parent taxon: Dosinia according to T. A. Darragh and G. W. Kendrick 2010

See also Beu et al. 1990 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Dosinia (Asa), Dosinia (Austrodosinia), Dosinia (Dosinella), Dosinia (Dosinia), Dosinia (Dosinobia), Dosinia (Kakahuia), Dosinia (Kaneharaia), Dosinia (Phacosoma), Dosinia (Raina), Dosinia acetabulum, Dosinia africana, Dosinia bunkeri, Dosinia burckhardti, Dosinia caerulea, Dosinia castigata, Dosinia chipolana, Dosinia coloradoensis, Dosinia discus, Dosinia dunkeri, 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

Subtaxa: Dosinia (Kereia) greyi Dosinia (Kereia) numerosissima Kereia cottoni Kereia greyi Kereia johnstoni

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection), New Zealand (4)

• Miocene of Australia (2), New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Australia (6), New Zealand (5)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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