Nemodon Conrad 1869 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Alternative spelling: Parallelodon (Nemodon)

Parent taxon: Grammatodontinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Melville 1956, Russell and Landes 1937, Sepkoski 2002 and Yamani 1982

Sister taxa: Aptolinter, Catella, Catellini, Cryptochasma, Gilbertwhitea, Grammatodon, Grammatodontini, Nanonavis, Nemodontini, Notogrammatodon, Pseudogrammatodon, Pseudomacrodon, Stenocolpus, Torinosucatella, Obliquidon, Nordenskjoeldia

Subtaxa: Nemodon (Nemodon) Nemodon brevifrons Nemodon canadensis Nemodon grandis Nemodon vancouverensis Parallelodon (Nemodon) nuarsense

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Germany (1), United States (6: New Jersey, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), Colombia (1), Japan (1), Jordan (2), Mexico (4), United States (200: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Germany (4), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 223 collections including 262 occurrences

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