Dosinia milthoidea Waring 1917 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: C. A. Waring. 1917. Stratigraphic and faunal relations of the Martinez to the Chico and Tejon of Southern California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 7(4):41-124

Belongs to Dosinia according to C. A. Waring 1917

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 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 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chico area in Bell 's Canyon north of Simi fault (Locality 2 of Waring 1917), which is in a Cretaceous marine sandstone/shale in the Chico Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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