Schizodus wyomingensis Newell and Boyd 1975 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

Full reference: N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd. 1975. Parallel evolution in early trigonacean bivalves. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 154(2):55-162

Belongs to Schizodus according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1975

Sister taxa: Schizodus acuminatus, Schizodus affinis, Schizodus alpinus, Schizodus altus, Schizodus amplus, Schizodus australis, Schizodus bifidus, Schizodus canalis, Schizodus cardissa, Schizodus chesterensis, Schizodus cloacinus, 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 xiangtanensis

Type specimen: AMNH 29180, a valve (Right valve). Its type locality is AMNH2010, Beaver Creek, which is in a Kungurian open shallow subtidal packstone in the Park City Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (2: Texas, Wyoming collections)

• Carboniferous of Brazil (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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