Clidophorus Hall 1862 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Parent taxon: Ledidae according to P. E. Raymond 1916

Sister taxa: Acilana, Acutispinula, Australoportlandia, Bathyspinula, Bathyspinulinae, Calorhadia, Costelloleda, Dacromya, Ezonuculana, Glyptoleda, Hilgardia, Indonuculana, Ledella, Ledellinae, Ledoides, Litorhadia, Mesosaccella, Multidentata, Nuculana, Nuculaninae, Nucundata, Orthoyoldia, Parayoldiella, Phestia, Phestiinae, Polidevcia, Poroleda, Poroledidae, Praeportlandia, Propeleda, Saccella, Scissuladrana, Spineilo, Veteranellinae, Xiaoshuiculana, Zealeda

Subtaxa: Clidophorus brevi Clidophorus obliquus Clidophorus obscurus Clidophorus planulatus Clidophorus postvolutus Clidophorus praevolutus Clidophorus tamarackensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Lithuania (4 collections)

• Silurian of Brazil (1), United States (4: Maryland)

• Ordovician of Canada (9: Ontario, Quebec, Québec), United States (4: Michigan, New York)

• Chazy of United States (3: New York)

Total: 25 collections including 27 occurrences

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