Parallelodon minima Worthen 1884 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Alternative combination: Pleurophorus minimus

Belongs to Parallelodon according to R. D. Hoare 1993

Sister taxa: Parallelodon anaklastum, Parallelodon beyrichii, Parallelodon bimodoliratus, Parallelodon bittneri, Parallelodon brenensis, Parallelodon cancellosus, Parallelodon capillatus, Parallelodon comptus, Parallelodon corbina, Parallelodon datianensis, Parallelodon desioi, Parallelodon dickinsi, Parallelodon elongatum, Parallelodon groeberi, Parallelodon guizhouensis, Parallelodon hettangiensis, Parallelodon hirsonensis, Parallelodon hubeiensis, Parallelodon interrupta, Parallelodon jiaozishanensis, Parallelodon kingiana, Parallelodon laochangensis, Parallelodon latisinuatus, Parallelodon lianyuanensis, Parallelodon licharewi, Parallelodon longus, Parallelodon monobensis, Parallelodon multilamellatus, Parallelodon multistriatus, Parallelodon obsoletus, Parallelodon qinghaiensis, Parallelodon rectangulus, Parallelodon respectus, Parallelodon riccardii, Parallelodon rudis, Parallelodon rugosus, Parallelodon sangamonensis, Parallelodon striatus, Parallelodon subarguta, Parallelodon subtilistriatus, Parallelodon tectum, Parallelodon tenuistriatus, Parallelodon theodorensis, Parallelodon trapezium, Parallelodon trimuensis, Parallelodon uralicus, Parallelodon whitei, Parallelodon xijinwulanensis, Macrodon strigilatum, Macrodon rufae, Macrodon geminum, Macrodon elongatum

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Arizona, West Virginia collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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