Schizodus affinis Herrick 1887 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

Full reference: C. L. Herrick. 1887. A sketch of the geological history of Licking County (Ohio), accompanying an illustrated catalogue of Carboniferous fossils from Flint Ridge, Ohio. Bulletin of the Denison University Scientific Laboratories 2:5-70

Belongs to Schizodus according to V. A. Muromtseva and V. A. Guskov 1984

See also Girty 1899, Girty 1915, Herrick 1887, Hoare 1961 and Morningstar 1922

Sister taxa: Schizodus acuminatus, Schizodus alpinus, Schizodus altus, Schizodus amplus, Schizodus australis, Schizodus bifidus, Schizodus canalis, Schizodus cardissa, Schizodus chesterensis, Schizodus compressus, Schizodus compressus, Schizodus crespinae, Schizodus cuneatus, Schizodus curtus, Schizodus cycloliratus, Schizodus depressus, Schizodus dianensis, Schizodus dubiiformis, Schizodus ellioti, Schizodus elongatus, Schizodus emarginatus, Schizodus ferrieri, Schizodus fitzroyensis, Schizodus globosus, Schizodus guizhouensis, Schizodus hedongensis, Schizodus japonicus, Schizodus jiangbianensis, Schizodus jiangheensis, Schizodus jiangxiensis, Schizodus jiaozishanensis, Schizodus kennedyensis, Schizodus lianyuanensis, Schizodus lopingensis, Schizodus meekanus, Schizodus minutus, Schizodus obscurus, Schizodus occidentalis, Schizodus ovatus, Schizodus parvulus, Schizodus pinguis, Schizodus qinglongensis, Schizodus rhynchophorus, Schizodus rossicus, Schizodus sandimanensis, Schizodus schlotheimi, Schizodus securus, Schizodus sinensis, Schizodus subcircularis, Schizodus subobscurus, Schizodus subovatus, Schizodus subquadratus, Schizodus supaiensis, Schizodus texanus, Schizodus tibeticus, Schizodus trigonalis, Schizodus truncatus, Schizodus ulrichi, Schizodus wheeleri, Schizodus wyomingensis, Schizodus xiangtanensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

• Desmoinesian of United States (3: Missouri)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Ohio, Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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