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Austrovenus Finlay 1926 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17382

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

Sister taxa: Antigona, Artena, Callithaca, Chione, Chioneryx, Chionista, Chionopsis, Circomphalus, Clausinella, Dosina, Dosiniini, Globivenus, Humilaria, Iliochione, Irusella, Kuia, Leukoma, Marama, Melosia, Mercenaria, Paphonotia, Periglypta, Tapetini, Tawera, Turia, Venerini, Venus, Anomalocardia, Bassina, Placamen, Nioche, Timoclea, Lirophora

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder