Ringed dosinia Dosinia anus, photographed by Graham Bould.

Belongs within: Veneridae.

Dosinia is a large genus of infaunal bivalves found worldwide. The first members of the genus appeared in the Lower Eocene (Cox et al. 1969).

Characters (from Cox et al. 1969): Equivalve, compressed, nearly orbicular, concentrically striate; lunule well defined; hinge strong, with AII present.

<==Dosinia Scopoli 1777 M27
    |  i. s.: D. amphidesmoides (Reeve 1850) [=Artemis amphidesmoides] H09
    |         D. brasiliensis White 1888 M27
    |         D. caerulea (Reeve 1850) F27 [=Artemis caerulea H09, Dosinorbis caerulea M27]
    |         D. deshayesii Adams 1856 H09
    |         D. exasperata (Philippi 1847) [=Cytherea exasperata] H09
    |         D. exoleta M62
    |         D. histrio (Gmelin 1791) [=Venus histrio] H09
    |         D. miticula Viader 1951 L96
    |         D. nobilis Deshayes 1853 H09
    |         D. sculpta (Hanley 1856) [=Artemis sculpta] H09
    |         D. tumida (Gray 1838) [=Artemis tumida] H09
    |--D. (Dosinia) M27
    |    |--*D. (D.) africana M27
    |    |--D. (D.) lambata (Gould 1850) M27
    |    `--D. (D.) lupina M27
    |--D. (Austrodosinia Dall 1902) M27
    |    |--D. (*A.) anus (Philippi 1848) [=Cytherea anus] M27
    |    |--D. (A.) horrida Marwick 1927 M27
    |    |--D. (A.) kaawaensis Marwick 1927 M27
    |    |--D. (A.) magna Hutton 1873 M27
    |    `--D. (A.) waitakiensis Marwick 1927 M27
    |--D. (Kakahuia Marwick 1927) M27
    |    `--D. (*K.) suteri Marwick 1927 M27
    |--D. (Kereia Marwick 1927) M27
    |    |--D. (*K.) greyi Zittel 1864 [=D. (Dosinisca) greyi] M27
    |    |--D. (K.) cottoni Marwick 1927 M27
    |    |--D. (K.) densicosta Marwick 1927 M27
    |    |--D. (K.) mackayi Marwick 1927 M27
    |    |--D. (K.) ongleyi Marwick 1927 M27
    |    |--D. (K.) perplexa Marwick 1927 M27
    |    `--D. (K.) waiparaensis Marwick 1927 M27
    |--D. (Phacosoma Jukes-Browne 1912) M27
    |    |--D. (*P.) japonica [=Artemis japonica] M27
    |    |--D. (P.) maoriana Oliver 1923 M27
    |    |--D. (P.) subrosea (Gray 1835) [=D. (Austrodosinia) subrosea, Dosinorbis subrosea] M27
    |    |--D. (P.) troscheli M27
    |    `--D. (P.) wanganuiensis Marwick 1927 M27
    `--D. (Raina Marwick 1927) M27
         |--D. (*R.) bensoni Marwick 1927 M27
         |--D. (R.) nukumaruensis Marwick 1927 M27
         |--D. (R.) paparoaensis Marwick 1927 M27
         `--D. (R.) waipipiensis Marwick 1927 M27

*Type species of generic name indicated


Cox, L. R., N. D. Newell et al. 1969. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt N. Bivalvia vol. 2. The Geological Society of America, Inc. and The University of Kansas.

[F27] Finlay, H. J. 1927. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320-485.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

[L96] Loch, I. 1996. Notice: R. Viader collection. Molluscan Research 17: 110.

[M27] Marwick, J. 1927. The Veneridae of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 567-636.

[M62] Monniot, F. 1962. Recherches sur les graviers a Amphioxus de la région de Banyuls-sur-Mer. Vie et Milieu 13: 231-322.

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