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 (Gnidiella), Chione atlanticana, Chione auriculata, Chione bolivarensis, Chione californiensis, Chione casa, Chione chipolana, Chione cognata, Chione compta, Chione costaricensis, Chione cribraria, Chione dalliana, Chione dictua, Chione elevata, Chione eupyga, Chione guatulcoensis, Chione guppyana, Chione halli, Chione moristans, Chione nuciformis, Chione paraensis, Chione patagonica, Chione rowleei, Chione schencki, Chione subimbricata, Chione subroborata, Chione subrostrata, Chione sulcata, Chione tumens, Chione undatella, Chione veatchiana, Chione venadensis, Chione vickeryi, Chione walli

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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