Chione (Chionopsis) temblorensis Anderson 1905 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

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

Full reference: F. M. Anderson. 1905. A Stratigraphic Study in the Mount Diablo Range of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Third Series Geology 2(2):1-148

Belongs to Chione (Chionopsis) according to O.S. Adegoke 1969

Sister taxa: Chione (Chionopsis) angelana, Chione (Chionopsis) bainbridgensis, Chione (Chionopsis) eurylopas, Chione (Chionopsis) jamaniana, Chione (Chionopsis) manabia, Chione (Chionopsis) posorjensis, Chione (Chionopsis) propinqua, Chione (Chionopsis) richthofeni, Chione (Chionopsis) sechuntana, Chione (Chionopsis) semiplicata, Chione (Chionopsis) spiekeri, Chione (Chionopsis) tegulum, Chione (Chionopsis) traftoni, Chione (Chionopsis) variabilis, Chione (Chionopsis) venadoensis, Chione (Chionopsis) wiedenmayeri, Chionopsis (Puberella), Chionopsis amathusia, Chionopsis crenifera, Chionopsis gnidia, Chionopsis lilacina, Chionopsis munsterii, Chionopsis ornatissima, Chionopsis pubera, Chionopsis pulicaria, Chionopsis woodwardi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (4 collections), United States (6: California)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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