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Austrovenus is a genus of marine bivalve molluscs, in the family Veneridae. This genus is native to New Zealand.

Austrovenus
Temporal range: Middle Pliocene to Present
Austrovenus stutchburyi (tuangi cockle).JPG
External view of one valve of a shell of Austrovenus stutchburyi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Venerida
Superfamily: Veneroidea
Family: Veneridae
Genus: Austrovenus
Finlay, 1927
Species

See text.

SpeciesEdit

Species in the genus Austrovenus include:

ReferencesEdit

  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1