Grammatodon Meek and Hayden 1860 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Parent taxon: Grammatodontinae according to E. Gliozzi and A. Malatesta 1983

See also Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Aptolinter, Catella, Catellini, Cryptochasma, Cucullopsis, Gilbertwhitea, Grammatodontini, Nanonavis, Nemodon, Nemodontini, Notogrammatodon, Porterius, Pseudogrammatodon, Pseudomacrodon, Stenocolpus, Torinosucatella

Subtaxa: Grammatodon (Cosmetodon) Grammatodon (Grammatodon) Grammatodon (Indogrammatodon) Grammatodon (Nordenskjoldia) Grammatodon concinnus Grammatodon sulcatus Grammatodon tripartitus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Argentina (51), the Russian Federation (1)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Antarctica (6), Argentina (9), Australia (1), China (1), France (5), Germany (1), India (1), Italy (2), Japan (24), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (3), Mozambique (5), New Zealand (8), Poland (4), the United Kingdom (3), United States (24: California, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (1), Argentina (7), Canada (19: British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (3), China (6), Eritrea (1), Ethiopia (3), France (25), Germany (33), Greenland (71), India (117), Iran (1), Japan (6), Kenya (6), Luxembourg (2), Madagascar (10), Mexico (5), Morocco (2), New Zealand (14), Papua New Guinea (1), Poland (5), Portugal (31), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (13), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Somalia (11), Spain (59), Switzerland (12), Tanzania (17), Thailand (2), the United Kingdom (28), United States (28: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, Wyoming ), Vietnam (1), Yemen (16)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Iran (5), Myanmar (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Permian of China (10), Greece (6), Japan (2), Malaysia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (18: Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Utah)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Kentucky)

• Devonian of United States (20: Nevada, New York)

Total: 783 collections including 907 occurrences

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