Parallelodon datianensis Li and Ding 1982 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Full reference: J. H. Li and B. L. Ding. 1982. Taxonomic names: Lamellibranchiata. Palaeontological Atlas of East China 2:307-323

Belongs to Parallelodon according to J. H. Li and B. L. Ding 1982

Sister taxa: Parallelodon anaklastum, Parallelodon beyrichii, Parallelodon bimodoliratus, Parallelodon bittneri, Parallelodon brenensis, Parallelodon cancellosus, Parallelodon capillatus, Parallelodon comptus, Parallelodon corbina, Parallelodon desioi, Parallelodon dickinsi, 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: Nanjing Inst Geol Min Res HI-2549, a valve (Right valve, internal mold). Its type locality is Huangkeng, Datian County, which is in a Lopingian marine horizon in China.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Huangkeng, Datian County

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