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Heteroschizodus macomoides Newell and Boyd 1975 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 129636

Full reference: N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd. 1975. Parallel evolution in early trigonacean bivalves. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 154(2):55-162

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 29212, a valve (Left valve). Its type locality is AMNH512, Guadalupe Pass, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Cherry Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): Left valve length 53.2, valve length 45.5