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Dosina Gray 1835 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17594

Alternative spelling: Antigona (Dosina)

Synonym: Dosinula Finlay 1926 (taxon 339993)

Parent taxon: Venerinae according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

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

Subtaxa: Antigona (Dosina) mauryae, Dosina (Phacosoma), Dosina cassina, Dosina suboblonga, Dosina subpenicillata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder