Neoschizodus mongumensis Skwarko 1967 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophoriidae

Full reference: S. K. Skwarko. 1967. First Upper Triassic and ? Lower Jurassic marine Mollusca from New Guinea. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 75:39-84

Belongs to Neoschizodus according to S. K. Skwarko 1967

Sister taxa: Myophoria (Neoschizodus) kreitneri, Neoschizodus (Okunominetania), Neoschizodus cardissoides, Neoschizodus elongatus, Neoschizodus elongatus, Neoschizodus elongatus, Neoschizodus hubeiensis, Neoschizodus kitakamiensis, Neoschizodus kobayashii, Neoschizodus kolymensis, Neoschizodus laevigatus, Neoschizodus orbicularis, Neoschizodus ovatus, Neoschizodus permicus, Neoschizodus praeorbicularis, Neoschizodus thaynesianus

Type specimen: CPC 5081, a valve (right valve). Its type locality is H782, Bombu Creek, which is in a Carnian marine siliciclastic in the Jimi Formation of Papua New Guinea.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Papua New Guinea (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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