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Subfamily Dosiniini Deshayes 1858 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 244410

Alternative spelling: Dosiniinae

Parent taxon: Venerinae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

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

Subtaxa: Dosinia

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder