Nanonavis Stewart 1930 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Alternative spelling: Parallelodon (Nanonavis)

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

See also Anderson 1958 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Parallelodon (Nanonavis) bremneri Parallelodon (Nanonavis) nanainoenis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Germany (1), Israel (10), Japan (13), Jordan (2), Libya (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: California)

• Jurassic of Portugal (1), Vietnam (1)

Total: 39 collections including 47 occurrences

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