Dosinia acetabulum Conrad 1832 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Artemis acetabulum, Dosinia (Artemis) acetabulum, Dosinia (Dosinia) acetabulum, Dosinia (Dosinidia) acetabulum

Belongs to Dosinia according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Anderson 1929, Gardner 1943, Glenn 1904, Olsson 1922, Ward 1992, Ward 1993 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Dosinia (Asa), Dosinia (Austrodosinia), Dosinia (Dosinella), Dosinia (Dosinia), Dosinia (Dosinobia), Dosinia (Kakahuia), Dosinia (Kaneharaia), Dosinia (Kereia), Dosinia (Phacosoma), Dosinia (Raina), 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 milthoidea, 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

Subtaxa: Dosinia acetabulum blackwelderi Dosinia acetabulum thori

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (4), United States (12: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Haiti (1), Panama (1), United States (51: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 74 collections including 75 occurrences

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