Dosinia (Kereia) numerosissima Darragh and Kendrick 2010 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: T. A. Darragh and G. W. Kendrick. 2010. Eocene molluscs from the Merlinleigh Sandstone, Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 26:23-41

Belongs to Dosinia (Kereia) according to T. A. Darragh and G. W. Kendrick 2010

Sister taxa: Dosinia (Kereia) greyi, Kereia cottoni, Kereia greyi, Kereia johnstoni

Type specimen: WAM 97.6a, a shell. Its type locality is Merlinleigh Station, lower slope of mesa, which is in a Lutetian shoreface sandstone in the Merlinleigh Sandstone Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of Australia (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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