Parallelodon trapezium Cox 1928 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Full reference: L. R. Cox. 1928. The gastropod and lamellibranch molluscs, in The Belemnite marls of Charmouth, a series in the Lias of the Dorset Coast. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 84:233-245

Belongs to Parallelodon according to L. R. Cox 1928

Sister taxa: Parallelodon anaklastum, Parallelodon beyrichii, Parallelodon bimodoliratus, Parallelodon brenensis, Parallelodon cancellosus, Parallelodon capillatus, Parallelodon comptus, Parallelodon corbina, Parallelodon datianensis, Parallelodon desioi, Parallelodon dickinsi, 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 tenuistriatus, Parallelodon theodorensis, Parallelodon trimuensis, Parallelodon uralicus, Parallelodon whitei, Parallelodon xijinwulanensis, Macrodon strigilatum, Macrodon rufae, Macrodon geminum

Type specimen: BMNH L.48644, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is Bed 120d, Crumbly Bed, Golden Cap, which is in an Ibex offshore marl in the Belemnite Marls Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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