Similodonta Soot-Ryen 1964 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

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

See also Cox et al. 1969, Fang 2006, Sepkoski 2002 and Toni 1975

Sister taxa: Arcodonta, Bicrenucula, Concavodontinae, Costaledopsis, Fidera, Habonucula, Homilodonta, Ledopsis, Nuculodonta, Palaeoconcha, Palaeoconchiella, Paulinea, Pensarnia, Praenucula, Praenuculinae, Pseudoledopsis, Pseudonucula, Smilodonta, Synek, Tironucula

Subtaxa: Similodonta similis Similodonta spjeldnaesi

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Type: Tellinomya similis

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder


• Silurian of Sweden (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Quebec), China (3), Estonia (1), Norway (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (29: Illinois, Iowa, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa)

Total: 54 collections each including a single occurrence

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