Dosinia lupina Linnaeus 1758 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Dosinia lupinus, Venus lupinus

Belongs to Dosinia according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Davies 1973

Sister taxa: Dosinia (Asa), Dosinia (Austrodosinia), Dosinia (Dosinella), Dosinia (Dosinia), Dosinia (Dosinobia), Dosinia (Kakahuia), Dosinia (Kaneharaia), Dosinia (Kereia), Dosinia (Phacosoma), Dosinia (Raina), Dosinia acetabulum, Dosinia africana, 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 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), France (1), Ireland (1), Namibia (2), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Greece (3), Italy (2)

• Miocene of Belgium (4), Germany (1), Greece (2), Italy (3)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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