Chione cancellata Linnaeus 1767 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Chione (Chione) cancellata, Venus (Chione) cancellata, Venus cancellata

Belongs to Chione according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Barrios 1960, De Buisonjé 1974, Hendy et al. 2008, Holmes 1860, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Woodring 1925 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Chione (Anomalodiscus), Chione (Chione), Chione atlanticana, Chione auriculata, Chione bolivarensis, Chione californiensis, Chione carmanahensis, Chione casa, Chione cathcartensis, Chione chipolana, Chione cognata, Chione compta, Chione costaricensis, Chione cribraria, Chione dalliana, Chione darwini, Chione diabloensis, Chione dictua, Chione elevata, Chione elsmerensis, Chione eupyga, Chione guatulcoensis, Chione guppyana, Chione halli, Chione margaritana, Chione moristans, Chione nuciformis, Chione pabloensis, Chione panzana, Chione paraensis, Chione patagonica, Chione rowleei, Chione subimbricata, Chione subroborata, Chione subrostrata, Chione sulcata, Chione tumens, Chione undatella, Chione vancouverensis, Chione veatchiana, Chione venadensis, Chione volckmanni, Chione walli, Venus (Chione) clallamensis, Venus (Chione) conradiana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Bermuda (4), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (3), Colombia (1), Cuba (3), Dominica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Haiti (5), Jamaica (2), Panama (1), United States (59: Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (10), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (7: Florida, Virginia), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Aruba (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Venezuela (4)

Total: 127 collections each including a single occurrence

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