Orthonota Conrad 1841 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Orthonotidae

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1841. Fifth annual report on the paleontology of the state of New York. New York Geological Survey, Annual Report 5:25-57

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Palaeosolen, Sphenosolen

Subtaxa: Orthonota undulata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Antarctica (1 collection), Brazil (1), China (4), Colombia (1), New Zealand (1), Turkey (1), United States (34: Alaska, Colorado, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian of China (4), Lithuania (4), Norway (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (6)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (2)

Total: 61 collections including 71 occurrences

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