Dosinia Scopoli 1777 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Synonyms: Artemis Poli 1815, Arthemis Poli 1815, Dosinia (Artemis) Poli 1815, Dosinia (Dosinidia) Dall 1902, Dosinidia Dall 1902

Parent taxon: Dosiniinae according to A. G. Beu 2006

See also Anderson 1929, Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2010, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Freneix et al. 1988, Gardner 1943, Gardner 1947, Glenn 1904, Hendy 2007, Kensley and Pether 1986, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Marwick 1960, Mukerjee 1939, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1931, Oostingh 1935, Rivera 1957, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Artemis lenticularis Artemis lentiformis Artemis lincta Artemis orbignyi Dosinia (Artemis) tenuis Dosinia (Asa) Dosinia (Austrodosinia) Dosinia (Dosinella) Dosinia (Dosinia) Dosinia (Dosinidia) dalli Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Dosinia (Dosinidia) margaritana Dosinia (Dosinobia) Dosinia (Kakahuia) Dosinia (Kaneharaia) Dosinia (Kereia) Dosinia (Phacosoma) Dosinia (Raina) Dosinia acetabulum Dosinia africana Dosinia alta Dosinia bunkeri Dosinia burckhardti Dosinia caerulea Dosinia castigata Dosinia chipolana Dosinia coloradoensis Dosinia conradi Dosinia discus Dosinia dunkeri Dosinia elevata Dosinia excisa Dosinia exoleta Dosinia falconensis Dosinia histrio Dosinia imparistriata Dosinia kaspiewi Dosinia lawsoni Dosinia lechuzaensis Dosinia lupina Dosinia mastrichtiensis Dosinia mathewsonii 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 tugaruana Dosinidia palmerae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (6), Belgium (2), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (1), Djibouti (4), Ecuador (1), Egypt (4), France (2), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (14), Kenya (3), Mexico (8), Mozambique (1), Namibia (3), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (1), Peru (2), the Philippines (1), Saudi Arabia (2), the Seychelles (2), South Africa (10), Spain (3), Taiwan (4), Thailand (1), United States (19: California, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (2), Yemen (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (5), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Belgium (7), Chile (2), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (10), Cyprus (1), Ecuador (5), Greece (3), Indonesia (8), Italy (3), Japan (11), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (9), Pakistan (5), Panama (3), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (4), the Philippines (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (2), Trinidad and Tobago (6), United States (29: California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (8)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (5), Argentina (22), Australia (3), Belgium (4), Brazil (7), Chile (5), Colombia (14), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (4), Fiji (1), France (2), Germany (2), Greece (2), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), India (4), Indonesia (19), Iran (1), Italy (4), Japan (48), Libya (1), Malta (1), Mexico (2), Moldova (7), Morocco (2), New Zealand (10), Pakistan (5), Panama (42), Peru (8), the Philippines (1), the Russian Federation (8), Saudi Arabia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (9), Ukraine (1), United States (98: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Japan (27), New Zealand (12), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (28: California, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Peru (1)

• Eocene of Australia (8), Brazil (1), Colombia (1), India (1), New Zealand (18), Peru (4), United States (18: California, Oregon)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (9), United States (2: Alabama, California)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (3), Jordan (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (2: California, New Jersey)

Total: 736 collections including 832 occurrences

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