Species under Chione
n= 19
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chione californiensis
(Broderip, 1835)
California venus Eastern Pacific
Chione cancellata
(Linnaeus, 1767)
Cross-barred venus Western Atlantic 2.5
Chione clenchi
Pulley, 1952
Clench's venus Western Central Atlantic
Chione compta
(Broderip, 1835)
Small banded venus Eastern Pacific
Chione elevata
(Say, 1822)
Western Central Atlantic 2.33
Chione grus
(Holmes, 1858)
Pygmy venus clam Western Central Atlantic
Chione inflata
(King & Broderip, 1832)
Western Atlantic 4.1
Chione intapurpurea
(Conrad, 1849)
Western Central Atlantic
Chione latilirata
(Conrad, 1841)
To be filled
Chione mariae
(Orbigny, 1846)
Southeast Pacific
Chione mazyckii
Dall, 1902
Western Central Atlantic 1.42
Chione minor
Nowell-Usticke, 1969
Western Central Atlantic
Chione pailasana
Macsotay, 1968
Western Atlantic
Chione paphia
(Linnaeus, 1767)
Western Central Atlantic
Chione pinchoti
Pilsbry & Olsson, 1951
Western Atlantic 2.45
Chione subimbricata
(Sowerby, 1835)
Southeast Pacific
Chione subrostrata
(Lamarck, 1818)
Western Atlantic
Chione subrugosa
(Wood, 1828)
Southeast Pacific
Chione undatella
(Sowerby I, 1835)
Frilled venus Eastern Pacific
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