Parallelodon kingiana de Verneuil 1845 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Alternative combinations: Arca kingiana, Byssoarca kingiana

Synonyms: Arca permiana d'Orbigny 1850, Arca zerrenneri Schauroth 1853

Full reference: E. de Verneuil. 1845. Paléontologie. Géologie de la Russie d'Europe et des Montagne de l'Oural, Paléontologie 2(3):1-512

Belongs to Parallelodon according to M. E. Clapham 2015

See also de Verneuil 1845, Geinitz 1861, Howse 1848 and King 1850

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 dickinsi, Parallelodon elongatum, Parallelodon groeberi, Parallelodon guizhouensis, Parallelodon hettangiensis, Parallelodon hirsonensis, Parallelodon hubeiensis, Parallelodon interrupta, Parallelodon jiaozishanensis, 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 specimens:

  • Parallelodon kingiana: Its type locality is Ilchegulova, basal limestone, which is in a Kungurian shallow subtidal limestone in the Russian Federation
  • Arca permiana:
  • Arca zerrenneri:

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Ilchegulova, basal limestone

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