Dosinia tugaruana Nomura 1935 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Dosinia (Phacosoma) tugaruana

Full reference: S. Nomura. 1935. Miocene Mollusca from the Nisi-Tsugaru district, Aomori-ken, Northeast Honshu, Japan. Saito Ho-on Kai Museum, Research Bulletin 6:19-74

Belongs to Dosinia according to S. Nomura 1935

See also Kafanov and Ogasawara 2003

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 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 (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:

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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