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Globivenus Coen 1934 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17689

Synonyms: Antigona (Ventricolaria) Keen 1954 (no. 161852), Cytherea (Ventricolaria) Keen 1954 (no. 333123), Ventricolaria Keen 1954 (no. 18389), Venus (Ventricolaria) Keen 1954 (no. 102277)

Parent taxon: Venerinae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

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

Subtaxa: Globivenus callimorpha, Globivenus effosa, Globivenus fordii, Globivenus isocardia, Globivenus magdalenae, Globivenus rigida, Globivenus rugatina, Ventricolaria blandiana, Ventricolaria harrisiana

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Type: Venus effosa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder