Schizodus fitzroyensis Dickins 1963 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

Full reference: J. M. Dickins. 1963. Permian pelecypods and gastropods from western Australia. Bulletin of the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics 63:1-203

Belongs to Schizodus according to B. P. Liu and X. S. Cui 1983

See also Dickins 1963

Sister taxa: Schizodus acuminatus, Schizodus affinis, 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 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

Type specimen: CPC 3945, a valve (Right valve). Its type locality is BMR KPA54, Mount Tuckfield, Saint George Range, which is in an Artinskian coastal sandstone in the Poole Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (3 collections), China (3)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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