Parallelodon dickinsi Waterhouse 1980 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1980. Permian bivalves from New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 10(1):97-133

Belongs to Parallelodon according to J. B. Waterhouse 1980

Sister taxa: Parallelodon anaklastum, Parallelodon beyrichii, Parallelodon bimodoliratus, Parallelodon bittneri, Parallelodon brenensis, Parallelodon cancellosus, Parallelodon capillatus, Parallelodon comptus, Parallelodon corbina, Parallelodon datianensis, Parallelodon desioi, 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: CPC 45359. Its type locality is Northwest of Mount Marmion (UWA collection), which is in a Roadian carbonate limestone in the Liveringa Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (3 collections), New Zealand (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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