Parallelodon capillatus Waterhouse 1987 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1987. Late Palaeozoic Mollusca and correlations from the south-east Bowen Basin, east Australia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 198(4-6):129-333

Belongs to Parallelodon according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

Sister taxa: Parallelodon anaklastum, Parallelodon beyrichii, Parallelodon bimodoliratus, Parallelodon bittneri, Parallelodon brenensis, Parallelodon cancellosus, Parallelodon comptus, Parallelodon corbina, Parallelodon datianensis, Parallelodon desioi, Parallelodon dickinsi, Parallelodon elongatum, Parallelodon groeberi, Parallelodon guizhouensis, Parallelodon hettangiensis, Parallelodon hirsonensis, Parallelodon hubeiensis, Parallelodon interrupta, Parallelodon jiaozishanensis, Parallelodon kingiana, Parallelodon laochangensis, Parallelodon latisinuatus, Parallelodon lianyuanensis, Parallelodon licharewi, Parallelodon longus, Parallelodon minima, Parallelodon monobensis, Parallelodon multilamellatus, Parallelodon multistriatus, Parallelodon obsoletus, Parallelodon qinghaiensis, Parallelodon rectangulus, Parallelodon respectus, Parallelodon riccardii, Parallelodon rudis, Parallelodon rugosus, Parallelodon sangamonensis, Parallelodon striatus, Parallelodon subarguta, Parallelodon subtilistriatus, Parallelodon tectum, Parallelodon tenuistriatus, Parallelodon theodorensis, Parallelodon trapezium, Parallelodon trimuensis, Parallelodon uralicus, Parallelodon whitei, Parallelodon xijinwulanensis, Macrodon strigilatum, Macrodon rufae, Macrodon geminum, Macrodon elongatum

Type specimen: UQF 70214, a valve (Right valve). Its type locality is UQ L4108, Ross Creek Tributary, Cracow Station, which is in a Kungurian foreshore conglomerate/sandstone in the Brae Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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