Schizodus obscurus Sowerby 1821 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

Alternative combination: Axinus obscurus

Full reference: J. Sowerby. 1821. No. LV of the mineral conchology of Great Britain; or colored figures and descriptions of those remains of testaceous animals or shells, which have been preserved at various times and depths in the Earth. The Mineral Conchology of Great Britain 4:9-16

Belongs to Schizodus according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1975

See also Geinitz 1861, Howse 1848, King 1850, Logan 1967, Newell 1955 and Phillips 1834

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 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (2 collections), Greenland (5), Latvia (4), Lithuania (6), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (29)

Total: 47 collections each including a single occurrence

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