Schizodus wheeleri Swallow 1863 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

Alternative combination: Cypricardia wheeleri

Belongs to Schizodus according to J. H. Li et al. 1982

See also Gu et al. 1976 and Reed 1944

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 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 wyomingensis, Schizodus xiangtanensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Permian of China (2), Pakistan (1), United States (10: Kansas)

• Virgilian of United States (4: Kansas, Maryland, Ohio)

• Carboniferous of United States (8: Kansas, Maryland)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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