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Schizodus meekanus

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Schizodus meekanus Girty p. 583 figs. Pl 72, figs 7a-c
1953Schizodus meekanus Chronic p. 154 figs. Pl 30, figs 9a-10b
1975Schizodus meekanus Newell and Boyd p. 113 fig. 48
1980Schizodus meekanus Liang p. 431 figs. Pl 185, fig 8
1983Schizodus meekanus Liu and Cui p. 84 figs. Pl 9, fig 15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
UniomorphiGray 1854
UnioniGray 1854
UnionataGray 1854
orderTrigoniida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyTrigonioideaLamarck 1819
familySchizodidae
genusSchizodus
speciesmeekanusGirty 1900

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean
height124.0

Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobileo
Life habit: infaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 12:34:20
Modified: 2004-02-28 14:34:20
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Bashkirian to the top of the Capitanian or 323.20000 to 259.90000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bashkirian - Moscovian323.2 - 307.0Peru (Piura) Schizodus meekanus (41389 41390)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1China (Xizang) Schizodus meekanus (97289)
Wordian - Capitanian268.8 - 259.9China (Nei Mongol) Schizodus meekanus (111757)