Dosinia (Raina) Marwick 1927 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spelling: Raina

Parent taxon: Dosinia according to A. G. Beu 2006

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 (Kereia), Dosinia (Phacosoma), 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 pertenuis, 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 (Raina) imperiosa Dosinia (Raina) sodalis Raina bensoni

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of New Zealand (2 collections)

• Miocene of New Zealand (7)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (3)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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