†family Schizodidae 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

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Nevesskaja 2009 and Newell and Boyd 1975

Sister taxa: Costatoriidae, Eoschizodidae, Groeberellidae, Myophoriidae, Prosogyrotrigoniidae, Scaphellinidae, Trigoniidae

Subtaxa: Eoastartinae Heteroschizodus Schizodinae Schizodus Sinodorinae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic to Jurassic of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (3)

• Leonard of United States (3: Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

• Permian of Argentina (1), Australia (38), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Nunavut), Chile (2), China (48), Germany (6), Greece (2), Greenland (5), India (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Latvia (4), Lithuania (9), Mexico (6), Nepal (2), New Zealand (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (24), Peru (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (39), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (50), United States (152: Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (2)

• Virgilian of United States (14: Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio)

• Desmoinesian of United States (13: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Atokan of United States (1: Ohio)

• Pennsylvanian of Argentina (1), Australia (4)

• Westphalian of Australia (1), Spain (1)

• Namurian of Argentina (1), Australia (5)

• Chesterian of United States (14: Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (6), Australia (3), Brazil (1), Mexico (2), Peru (2), the United Kingdom (5), United States (67: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska, California)

• Devonian of Australia (4), Canada (1: Quebec), China (10), Germany (1), United States (8: Alaska, Maryland, New York, Ohio)

• Silurian of United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 578 collections including 698 occurrences

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