†family Orthonotidae Miller 1877 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Orthonotidae

Parent taxon: Orthonotoidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell 1965 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Konduriidae, Prothyridae, Solenomorphidae

Subtaxa: Orthonota Palaeosolen Sphenosolen

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (7 collections), New Zealand (2)

• Devonian of Antarctica (2), Brazil (1), China (4), Colombia (1), New Zealand (1), Turkey (1), United States (36: Alaska, Colorado, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania), Vietnam (1)

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

• Ordovician of Australia (1), the Czech Republic (2), Norway (5)

Total: 80 collections including 91 occurrences

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